The Systematic Approach Approach To Medical Emergencies In Dental Practice

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Date: Friday 28th June 2024
Speaker(s): Dani Tirel & Rebecca Peckham
CPD Time: 2 Hours
Duration: 2 Hours
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An ‘ABCDE’ approach to managing deteriorating patients has proved an effective method of recognising deteriorating patients in hospital. Now updated for community settings this presentation will take you through the recommended approach used by Emergency Healthcare Professionals and endorsed by the BDA.

Learning objectives

By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the following subject areas:

  • Adult, child & infant CPR and choking
  • Automated External defibrillation
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Recognition and first aid of seizures, acute asthma, hypoglycaemia & other potential emergencies
  • Safe delivery of oxygen and basic airway management

This session is intended to prepare staff for potential clinical emergencies in dental practice, building on previous training and experience. The content is designed to conform to GDC development outcomes A (Communication skills), B (Effective practice management and teamwork), C (Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice) and D (Professional behaviours).

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

Dani Tirel, Resuscitation Officer, University Hospital Southampton. Advanced Life Support and European Paediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor

Rebecca Peckham, Resuscitation Officer and Emergency Department Sister, University Hospital Southampton. Advanced Life Support and European Paediatric Advanced Life Support Course Director and GIC Instructor


Dani is a registered nurse working at Southampton General Hospital, a trauma centre in the South East. Dani has worked in Acute and Emergency Medicine for 6 years covering the Acute Medical Unit and the Emergency Department. For the past three years, Dani has been working as a Resuscitation Officer at Southampton Hospital; covering the emergency bleep for medical emergencies and cardiac arrests, whilst also teaching paediatric and adult advanced Life Support courses.

Rebecca works for Southampton General hospital as an Emergency Department Sister and Resuscitation Officer. She has been working within Emergency Medicine for 12 years. Rebecca deals with medical emergencies, the critically unwell and cardiac arrest patients daily as part of her role within ED and Resus Services. Alongside this Rebecca also teaches Resuscitation skills to hospital staff and is a course director for Advanced life support courses for both adults and children.

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