Basic Life Support and Emergency Drugs and Equipment

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Speaker(s): Professor StJohn Crean
CPD Time: 1.5 hours
Duration: 1 hour
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This video will provide up-to-date guidance on two important areas which all dental professionals need to be fully acquainted with: basic life support and the use of appropriate first line emergency drugs and equipment. The video will detail the emergency drugs which every surgery should carry and also how and when these should be administered. The basic life support section will give an update on the latest requirements and will demonstrate how to carry out basic life support on both adults and children. The video will also demonstrate the use of AEDs (automated external defibrillators) which are vital to improve the chances of survival.

Learning objectives

On completion of this video you should be able to:

  • Understand the appropriate use of emergency drugs
  • Recognise and use the equipment required to manage emergencies within the dental surgery
  • Demonstrate an understanding on how to carry out effective basic life support
  • Understand how to use AED appropriately



StJohn was appointed as Director of Dental Research and Knowledge Transfer from October 2009 and Dean of the School of Post Graduate Medical and Dental Education in Jan 2010 at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). He previously held the post of Associate Director of Undergraduate Dental Studies and Year 3 Lead at Peninsula Dental School for 2 years. His specialist training is in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has held posts of Senior Lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Cardiff School of Dentistry before being appointed as Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Marys, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2003. In 2005 he was appointed as  Consultant in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery to North Glamorgan NHS Trust with NHS duties at Royal Glamorgan and Prince Charles Hospitals whilst holding an Honorary Professorship at University of Cardiff School of Dentistry. Alongside his role in UCLan, StJohn is currently the Robert Bradlaw advisor in the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is currently Editor in Chief of the Faculty Dental Journal (FDJ).  He is current President of the British Society of Oral Implantology. StJohn holds numerous examinerships at home and abroad advising on the establishment of many dental undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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