Short course

Immediate Life Support Training in Dentistry

Managing sedation-related complications

Join us on our one-day Life Support Training course for dental practitioners involved in the management of patients treated with conscious sedation.

Why study with us

  • Meets requirement for annual scenario based training and training in the management of sedation related emergencies for all dental staff involved in managing patients with conscious sedation
  • This course is for all members of the dental team who treat adult patients with conscious sedation

Course information

On this course, you will:

  • Gain knowledge of the use of ABCDE approach in the recognition and management of a sick patient
  • Gain the ability to recognise and manage respiratory depression and cardiac arrest and know how to summon help in an emergency
  • Learn and demonstrate the use of effective chest compressions as a single rescuer and part of a team
  • Learn and demonstrate administration of oxygen using a bag-valve-mask and management of the airway using appropriate airway adjuncts
  • Learn and demonstrate the safe and effective operation of an automated external defibrillator
  • Have knowledge of how to recognise and manage common sedation, medical and dental emergencies in the dental practice and administer drugs appropriate to your role in the clinical team.

Delivery: Campus
Study mode: Part time
Duration: 8 hours (one day)
Campus: Preston
Start date: Wednesday 12 June 2024

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This course is based in the School of Medicine and Dentistry

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