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]
Action in an emergency
Keep yourself safe
Priorities of treatment
Preparing for an emergency
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
Emergency drugs in dental practice
Storage of emergency drugs
Common medical emergencies in dental practices
Unresponsive and breathing
How to put someone into the recovery position
How to put a baby into the recovery position
Heart attack and angina
Unconscious and not breathing
Resuscitating a child
Resuscitating a baby
Hygiene during CPR
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
Wounds and bleeding
How to treat a bleeding wound
How much blood can you afford to lose?
Symptoms of shock
Knocked out teeth
Treatment of shock
Objects in nose
Objects in ears
Types of wounds
Breaks, sprains and dislocations
What to look for and what to do
Compression and concussion
Signs that there could be something seriously wrong
Strokes and transischaemic Attacks
Final lesson, quiz and certification