First Aid for Dentists including 6 hours Verifiable Enhanced CPD



First Aid for Dentists including 6 hours verifiable, enhanced CPD


Emergency First Aid at Work plus additions specifically written for dental professionals.


This course is designed to give you the theoretical knowledge (and a lot more) needed to accompany the Emergency First Aid at Work 6 hour First Aid course specifically tailored for dentists. The course covers the recovery position, choking, asthma, CPR, strokes and much more. This course does not seek to replace the practical element but allows you to undertake the online pre-learning at a time and place to suit you and then book onto a practical course if you need a regulated qualification.

The course consists of illustrated step by step directions, flow charts, diagrams, videos and test yourself sections fully compatible with all computers and mobile devices. You will be able to stop and start as often as you like and print your Certificate on completion. This course is equivalent to 6 hours of verifiable CPD and you will have continuous access to the course for 12 months.

It is impossible to cover all eventualities within this course or to equip you with the knowledge and skills to appropriately diagnose and treat in unpredictable real-life situations. If you suspect serious illness or injury, you should always seek immediate professional medical advice.

The author has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within the course, however, this course is merely a guide and the author does not accept any liability or responsibility for any inaccuracies or for any mistreatment or misdiagnosis of any person, however caused.

The course material has been written by Emma Hammett, a qualified nurse, first aid trainer and founder of First Aid for Life, in conjunction with other medical and first aid professionals. If you have any queries concerning this course, please contact [email protected]

Course contents:

Action in an emergency

Keep yourself safe

Priorities of treatment

Preparing for an emergency

Helpful information

What to put in your first aid kit

Information to give the emergency services

Role of the first aider

The primary survey – how to help in an emergency





Medical emergencies in dental practice


Key recommendations

Minimum equipment

Emergency drugs in dental practice

Storage of emergency drugs

Common medical emergencies in dental practices

Unresponsive and breathing

Recovery position

How to put someone into the recovery position

How to put a baby into the recovery position

Secondary survey

Heart attack and angina

Unconscious and not breathing


Resuscitating a child

Resuscitating a baby

Hygiene during CPR

Compression-only resuscitation

Breathing problems


How to help a choking adult

How to help a choking child

How to help a choking baby


What causes asthma

How to help in an asthma attack

Panic Attacks and hyperventilation

Anaphylactic shock

Wounds and bleeding

How to treat a bleeding wound


Embedded objects

How much blood can you afford to lose?


Symptoms of shock

Knocked out teeth

Internal bleeding

Treatment of shock

Amputated parts

Eye injuries

Nose bleeds

Objects in nose

Objects in ears

Types of wounds

Fainting/Vasovagal Syncope

Adrenal insufficiency


Breaks, sprains and dislocations

Head injuries

Skull fracture

What to look for and what to do

Compression and concussion

Signs that there could be something seriously wrong

Strokes and transischaemic Attacks


Medical conditions

Useful advice

Accident forms

Final lesson, quiz and certification