First Aid for Dentists including 6 hours verifiable CPD

£129.00

Description

First Aid for Dentists including 6 hours verifiable CPD

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

Equivalent to 6 hours verifiable CPD

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. 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. It is equivalent to 6 hours of verifiable CPD and you are able to upload your certificate on completion.

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 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, 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 contactemma@firstaidforlife.org.uk

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

Danger

Response

Airway

Breathing

Medical emergencies in dental practice

Overview

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

Resuscitation

Resuscitating a child

Resuscitating a baby

Hygiene during CPR

Compression-only resuscitation

Breathing problems

Choking

How to help a choking adult

How to help a choking child

How to help a choking baby

Asthma

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

Dressings

Embedded objects

How much blood can you afford to lose?

Shock

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

Burns

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

Fitting/seizures/convulsions

Medical conditions

Useful advice

Accident forms

Final lesson, quiz and certification