Medical Emergency Training

Dental Practices must be equipped to manage medical emergencies and be able to demonstrate that they have in place the correct equipment and training according to the General Dental Council, the Resuscitation Council UK and the Care Quality Commission.

What you will learn?

This course provides basic lifesaving first aid, reinforcing the need for an emergency plan if a patient collapses or suffers a medical illness and covers familiarisation in the equipment and emergency drugs carried in the dental practice. The course covers the current guidelines of the Resuscitation Council UK.

Course Content

  • Basic life support including CPR – adult and paediatric
  • Airway management –BVM, suction and airway adjuncts
  • Choking
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Seizures
  • Syncope
  • Use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Familiarisation with administration of emergency drugs
  • Scenario training
  • DNACPR – Clarity of the treatment escalation plan form (TEP)

The course is delivered by a HCPC registered Paramedic


Continuous assessment by the trainer. Successful delegates will receive a certificate and the training carries three hours towards Continuous Professional Development (CPD), meeting the GDC guidelines for verifiable CPD. The certificate is valid for one year.

Course Duration

Three hours.


£285 per course.
Maximum of eight delegates per course. In the case of an extra one or two delegates an additional charge of £20 per person will be added.
The price shown is for on-site training which will require a quiet area.

It is highly recommended candidates should undertake annual training.

Please contact us for further information and to discuss your individual requirements.


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