Adult Immediate Life Support for Conscious Sedation
This training session focuses on the assessment and treatment of the deteriorating patient whilst under sedation within the dental practice. It enables the dental team to work together to ensure safe and appropriate treatment is given to a sick patient and to carryout CPR and defibrillation if required.
You must have attended a Quest Training and Development (QTD) medical emergencies course within twelve months or completed the QTD on-line course prior to attending. The on- line course is included in the course fee and you have unlimited access to it throughout the year. You must competently complete all elements of the course to achieve certification. Individual tutoring is available for this course at an additional fee if required.
The course aim is to enable the dental team to be able to deal with and manage medical emergencies and emergencies relating to conscious sedation.
By the end of the session, you will be able to:
Discuss the human factors whilst dealing with medical emergencies.
Carry out an initial assessment of an unconscious patient.
Use the ABCDE approach and SAMPLE to recognise life-threatening emergencies and take immediate action to prevent them from deteriorating.
Demonstrate the competent use of intermediate airway adjuncts.
Carry out effective ILS and safely use an AED on adults.
Undertake medical emergency scenario training related to conscious sedation to consolidate your learning.
Total six hours blended or six hours face-to-face.
This CPD course meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcomes C.
This course is Nationally Certificated through ITOL and provided by a RC(UK) Advanced life support Instructor. Complete support material, assessment and course feedback is provided online.