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CPR for Dentists

Basic Life Support course for Dental Practice Professionals (including 3 CPD points)

This Dentist CPR training course is designed specifically for dentists and dental professionals. Learn essential life-saving skills to handle medical emergencies in a dental setting, fulfilling GDC requirements and ensuring patient safety. Get certified with a CPD certificate upon completion



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First Aid Training for Dentists

Our engaging and informative CPR courses, tailored for dental professionals, not only meet the GDC’s CPD requirements but also equip you to confidently handle medical emergencies.

In just 3 hours, you’ll master Basic Life Support (BLS), the recovery position, managing anaphylaxis and allergic reactions, and the vital use of AEDs. We’ll even review your emergency drugs and guide you through common dental emergencies.

With hands-on practice on adult and child mannequins, our fun and interactive approach ensures you gain the confidence and competence to provide the best possible care for your patients.

Invest in your professional development and elevate your practice’s safety standards.

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What is covered in first aid for Dentists

Our comprehensive CPR training for dental professionals covers a wide range of essential topics to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed for real-life emergencies:

  1. Initial Assessment and Safety: Learn how to quickly assess the scene, prioritize safety for yourself and others, and effectively communicate with emergency services.

  2. Emergency Preparedness: We guide you through creating an emergency action plan, ensuring your practice is prepared for any medical crisis. This includes understanding the contents of a first aid kit and the importance of incident recording and reporting.

  3. Managing Unresponsive Patients: Learn the proper techniques for managing unresponsive patients, including placing them in the recovery position and addressing fainting episodes.

  4. CPR in Dental Settings (including dental chair): Master the critical skill of CPR, specifically adapted for dental environments. You’ll practice chest compressions, rescue breaths, and the use of AEDs in both standard and dental chair scenarios, ensuring you’re prepared for any situation.

  5. Oxygen Administration: Understand the importance of oxygen therapy and learn how to safely administer oxygen using a mask and valve, a crucial skill in managing respiratory distress.

  6. Airway Obstruction, Allergic Reactions, and Seizures: Develop the skills to recognize and respond to airway obstructions, allergic reactions (including anaphylaxis), and seizures – all common emergencies in dental practices.

By covering these essential topics in depth, we ensure that you’re fully prepared to handle any medical emergency that may arise, providing the highest level of care for your patients and creating a safe and secure environment for everyone in your practice.

Who is the Course for?

This CPR course is designed specifically for dentists, dental hygienists, dental nurses, and all dental team members who play a crucial role in patient care.

Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or just starting your career, staying up-to-date with life-saving techniques is essential for maintaining a safe and professional practice. Even if you’ve taken a CPR course before, refreshing your skills ensures you’re prepared for any medical emergency that may arise in your dental setting.

Our course caters to both individuals and entire dental teams, offering a convenient and efficient way to fulfill CPD requirements while fostering a culture of preparedness and safety within your practice.

What are the learning Outcomes?

Upon completing this CPR training course, dental professionals will get CPD certification and:

  • Master Essential Life-Saving Skills: Confidently perform CPR on both adults and children, including chest compressions, rescue breaths, and the use of AEDs. This knowledge empowers you to respond effectively to cardiac arrest and other medical emergencies.

  • Effectively Manage Common Dental Emergencies: Learn to identify and manage common dental emergencies such as fainting, seizures, allergic reactions, and hypoglycemia. You’ll gain the skills to assess and stabilise patients while awaiting further medical assistance.

  • Understand and Administer Emergency Drugs: Gain a comprehensive understanding of emergency drugs commonly used in dental settings. You’ll learn when and how to administer these drugs safely and effectively in critical situations.

  • Meet GDC Requirements and Enhance Patient Safety: Fulfill the GDC’s recommended CPD hours for medical emergencies, demonstrating your commitment to professional development and patient safety. By staying up-to-date with the latest guidelines and techniques, you ensure the highest standard of care for your patients.

  • Foster a Culture of Preparedness: By participating in this training, you contribute to creating a safe and prepared environment within your dental practice. Your knowledge and skills will not only benefit your patients but also instill confidence in your team, fostering a culture of safety and preparedness.

How long does first aid training certificate last?

The first aid certificate lasts 3 years.


Assessment & Certification | 3 CPD Ponts

The trainers employed by Siren are presently working or ex emergency service professionals. Each trainer has many years of life saving experiences and techniques to share with you.

Following successful completion of the course, each student is awarded with a CPD recognised certificate which is valid for 3 years. Under current guidelines it is strongly recommended that you refresh your Basic Life Support for Dentists skills once every 12 months through a half day refresher course.


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