Dental Basic Life Support (BLS) Level 2 (VTQ)

29,000.00

Learn the Essentials of Basic Life Support to save a life in your dental surgery.

Description

This course covers medical emergencies, basic life support skills and includes skills for adults, children and infants for dentists and people working in dental practices. The course includes safety precautions, initial assessment, recovery position, CPR, compression-only CPR, CPR handover, choking.  Basic oxygen use included in the online course and optional in-classroom course where available. This course complies with the latest ERC and UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines.  Included in this course are the skills of Epilepsy, Asthma, Anaphylactic reactions and dental emergencies.

This course includes the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations.

This CPD course meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcomes C when a short practical skill lesson has been completed which we can offer nationwide.

This course is available in a classroom, online or blended options. We have a national network of instructors who can come to your workplace to deliver the training and to work within your time schedules. Contact us for more details.

This course comes with a Certified CPD statement in line with the General Dental Council guidelines and the UK Resuscitation Council standards for clinical practice and training for dental practitioners and dental care professionals in general dental practice.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021 as per the HSE requirements.

This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.

We also supply a dental AED package available from the store which includes free video online training and you can add a practical session with one of our approved instructors.  Contact us for more information.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

DENTAL BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) LEVEL 2 (VTQ) AT A GLANCE

  • 1-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 2 hours and 44 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • Videos include subtitles
  • Dentists
  • Dental Nurses
  • Employees in Dental practices
  • Dental students
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Technicians
  • Practice managers
  • Dentists requiring medical emergency training

This course comes with 4.0 hrs (5.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 44 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

Aim

To provide theory and practical training in accordance with the UK Resus Council and ERC guidelines in basic life support (BLS/CPR) and medical emergencies as required by the GDC.

Objectives

1. Understand basic life support requirements

  • 1.1 Describe the principles that underpin basic life support
  • 1.2 Explain the circumstances under which resuscitation is performed
  • 1.3 Explain why early intervention is necessary
  • 1.4 Describe different types of cardiopulmonary arrest

2. Be able to demonstrate basic life support techniques and automated external defibrillator use in line with current national guidelines

  • 2.1 Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • 2.2 Demonstrate compression-only resuscitation
  • 2.3 Demonstrate the use of resuscitation barrier devices
  • 2.4 Demonstrate how to manage a choking casualty
  • 2.5 Demonstrate the use of an automated external defibrillator
  • 2.6 Describe the differences when using an automated external defibrillator on a child

3. Be able to demonstrate post-resuscitation procedures

  • 3.1 Demonstrate how to place a casualty in the recovery position
  • 3.2 Identify the risks when placing a casualty in the recovery position
  • 3.3 Describe handover and reporting procedures

4. Understand different medical emergencies and their treatment

  • 4.1 Explain how to deal with different medical emergencies including Epilepsy Asthma Anaphylactic Reactions and Diabetes
  • 4.2 Explain the special dental requirements including Oxygen Kits, Portable Suction units, Bag Valve Mask and Required Medications.

Learning content: This training session is intended to train staff basic life support (BLS/CPR) and medical emergency skills to give them the knowledge and confidence to deal with a medical emergency in the practice with both patients and members of the dental team.

 

Development outcomes: This CPD course meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcomes C when a practical session has been completed.

 

Subject of CPD: Basic Life Support (BLS) for Dentists Level 2 (VTQ)

 

Total number of hours of CPD undertaken: 5 hours

 

This CPD is subject to quality assurance by: ProTrainings Europe Limited

 

Course contents

Introduction to BLS for Dentists

  • Introduction to BLS for Dentists
  • Fears of first aid
  • Asking permission to help
  • Calling the EMS
  • Scene Safety
  • The Chain of Survival
  • DRAB and the ABCDs
  • Initial Assessment and the Recovery Position
  • Barriers and Gloves
  • Infant Recovery Position
  • Fainting at the dental practice

Cardiac Arrest and CPR

  • Adult CPR Introduction
  • When to call for assistance
  • Heart Attack
  • Adult CPR
  • CPR for Dentists
  • CPR Hand Over
  • Compressions Only CPR
  • AED Introduction
  • AED's and Dental Practices
  • Child CPR
  • Child CPR Breakdown
  • Infant CPR
  • Effective CPR
  • Improving compressions
  • Improving breaths
  • Seizures and Cardiac Arrest

Choking Management

  • Choking Recognition
  • Adult Choking
  • Child Choking
  • Infant Choking

Other Medical Conditions

  • Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

Special Dental Requirements and Dental Drugs

  • Oxygen Kits
  • Using Oxygen
  • Portable Suction Units
  • Bag Valve Mask BVM
  • Dental Medications kits overview
  • Dental drugs explained

Summary

  • Summary to BLS for Dentists

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