Statement from the GDC
A patient could collapse on any premises at any time, whether they have received treatment or not. It is therefore essential that all registrants must be trained in dealing with medical emergencies, including resuscitation, and possess up to date evidence of capability. General Dental Council ‘Scope of Practice’ 2013
The GDC also state that each member of the dental team must complete at least 10 hours of medical emergencies training within every 5 year CPD cycle. It is recommended you do 2 hours every year
This course complies with the requirements and recommendations made by the GDC, Resuscitation Council UK and the CQC.
This 1 day course is ideal for clinical staff working in the GP or dental surgery environment. We will provide you with ample time to work as a team and assimilate the knowledge and skills to manage a medical emergency within primary care. Candidates will also be awarded an Emergency First Aid Certificate approved by Ofqal.
You will also gain confidence in using your own medical equipment and drugs in a number of simulated emergency scenarios.
On completion of the course candidates will receive a certificate with 6 hours verifiable CPD which has approval from Health Education England . You will also receive a Emergency First Aid at work certificate approved by Ofqual- This complies with HSE First Aid Regulations.
On completion of the course the practice will receive a host of resources to help them assimilate the knowledge and skills. This includes medical emergencies flow charts to use as an aide memoir after the course and access to our clinical support telephone advice line and web site support pages.
This course is at least 6 contact hours
The course is run in accordance with the RCUK guidance and that of the GDC and CQC
This course of practical hands-on experience using simulated scenarios and role-play that delivers the skills and confidence to manage a situation in real life.