Medical emergencies for the Dental team

Medical emergencies for the Dental team with Ian Robertson Resuscitation Officer and Advanced Life Support Instructor, Glasgow and Liz Webster Dental Team Leader, Glasgow Dental Hospital, Immediate Life Support Instructor


VENUE:Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
DATE: Thursday 5th March 2020, Morning session: 9.30—12.30, Afternoon session: 1.30—4.30

Both sessions give 4 hours CPD (including 1 hour pre-course reading)
Delegate fees: GDPs £20
Team members: £10
Non HDP members wishing to attend, please contact the office
Payment of delegate fees is not required at the moment—an invoice will be sent nearer the time.

A 3 hour practical session, on a core CPD topic for all the dental team. Ian and Liz have presented this course for HDP for the past 6 years and it is always well-received and popular. Lunch is not provided but there will be tea/coffee provided during registration periods and in the morning and afternoon breaks.

The following topics will be covered in each session:

  • Assessment theory and skills
  • Medical emergency scenarios
  • Delivering emergency care in a dental setting

Learning Outcomes At the end of the session delegates will:
  • Have knowledge of assessment theory and skills relating to medical dental emergencies
  • Have had practical experience in dealing with medical emergency scenarios
  • Know how to deliver emergency care in a dental setting

About Ian:
Ian worked in anaesthetics for 15 years before taking up the post of Resuscitation Officer in Glasgow in 2005. He has been an Advanced Life Support Instructor since 2001 and is responsible for all undergraduate dental medical emergency training at Glasgow University.

About Liz:
Liz’s role consists of delivering Medical Emergency and Basic Life Support education to all of the dental team. She has been an Immediate Life Support Instructor since 2008 and is currently writing and developing a course for conscious sedation in dentistry. She was involved with a poster presentation at the 2018 European Resuscitation Congress in Bologna which was also published in Resuscitation Journal.

To book your place please either call 01463 712585 or email fiona@ident.co.uk