CPD dental nurses

Online CPD – Managing Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice

For all dental professionals

This course will give you the knowledge to know what to do when there are medical emergencies in the dental practice.

What you will learn from this CPD course

  • The regulation and guidance relative to managing medical emergencies in the dental practice.
  • Sufficient knowledge to carry out defibrillation assisted cardio pulmonary resuscitation.
  • Awareness of legislation and guidance specific to the dental practice medical emergency management,
  • About emergency medicine and equipment required and used by the dental practice.
  • Enhanced knowledge of signs and symptoms of each type of medical emergencies


2 hours

£84 inc VAT

GDC Outcomes: C

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Who is the course suitable for?

Dental Therapists
Dental Hygienists
Orthodontic Therapists
Clinical Dental Technicians
Dental nurses
Dental Technicians

And any other team members with a valid GDC number can benefit from this CPD course.

Great reasons to take this course

Why take the Medical emergencies course?

On successful completion of this course, you will be up to date with the very latest guidance in managing medical emergencies in the dental setting, you will be able to apply prompt life-saving treatment and satisfy the GDC, Resuscitation Council and CQC’s requirements for dental professionals to annually update your skills and knowledge in this area.

Course modules

Module 1: Roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare at work

In this section, you will develop your understanding of employers’ and employees’ duties relating to health, safety and welfare. It covers the requirements for training and competence in the workplace and how to effectively communicate health and safety information.

Module 2: How risk assessments contribute to health and safety

You will cover the meaning of the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’, how risk assessments are carried out and how they contribute to a reduction in workplace accidents and ill health.

Module 3: Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards

This module will enable you to identify hazards in the workplace, understand how hazards can cause harm or damage and learn the risk controls for common hazards.

Module 4: Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents at work

In this section, you will cover the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health, the actions to take following an incident at work and the importance of recording incidents, accidents and ill health accurately.

Relevant Legislation

Health and safety at work Act 1974  

 CQC Regulation 12 (Safety of care and treatment).

CQC Regulation 17 (Good governance)

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Help and Guidance Feedback

Our interactive CPD learning courses have been created by Emma Male to the highest quality of learning standards.
If you have any enquiries about these courses feel free to contact Emma
Emma has many years of experience teaching dentists and dental nurses and has delivered courses in practice and online making her uniquely positioned to offer our online CPD training in a fun engaging and interactive manner.
Emma holds the Kings College Hospital Dental Implant Nursing Certificate and has been the seconded BADN council member for Dental Implants.
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