Speaker: Katie Baker and Tracy Colmer
CPD Time: 2 hours
Duration: 2 hours
The adrenaline surge that comes with an unexpected medical emergency can make our brain work slightly differently! Having worked in emergencies for over 20 years Katie and Tracy, who will be presenting this talk, have observed common mistakes staff can make and will enlighten the dental community with known strategies to reduce mistakes. This presentation will cover the emergency equipment you are expected to keep in the dental practice, how to use it and how to keep it tamper free and ready for use. Every member of the dental team has an important role to play and can contribute to saving someone’s life.
By the end of the presentation delegates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the following subject areas:
This talk satisfies the GDC’s learning outcomes:
A – Effective communication with patients, the dental team, and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns when patients are at risk
B – Effective management of self, and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients at all times; providing constructive leadership where appropriate
C – Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice
D – Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients’ interests first
Katie Baker Advanced Life Support & European Paediatric Advanced Life Support Director, APLS, GIC Instructor
Tracy Colmer Advanced Life Support & Generic Instructor Course Director (Resuscitation Council UK & Advanced Life Support Group)
Katie Baker is a senior NHS Resuscitation Officer at University Hospital Southampton. Previously an Emergency Department Sister, she now has 28 years in Critical Care attending in hospital medical emergencies as part of the in-hospital ‘Crash team’ which sees 50-60 emergencies and 10-15 cardiac arrests a month. Katie has an interest in baby & child resuscitation out of hospital and runs resuscitation updates & drills for Dental & Medical practices. She enjoys teaching and has taught around the UK and abroad. She is a registered Instructor and Course Director in Advanced Life Support with the Resuscitation Council (www.resus.org.uk) and a registered Advanced Paediatric Life Support Instructor (www.alsg.org).
Tracy Colmer is an NHS Resuscitation Officer at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. She is a Registered Instructor & Director in Advanced Life Support and runs the Generic Instructor Course. Tracey has over 30 years experience in the Acute Cardiac Unit and Resuscitation Services attending in hospital medical emergencies as part of the ‘Crash team’.
£20.00 + VAT