Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to explain the legislation and guidance around our ability to deal with medical emergencies in dentistry

  • Understand and explain the importance of recording and updating a patient's medical history

  • Be able to explain the theoretical process of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Be able to identify and explain the use of emergency equipment and drugs

  • Be able to competently recognise and respond to common medical emergencies

Providing Excellent and Ethical Education Services since 2010

  • Instant access to learning materials

  • 12 months access

  • One hour of enhanced verifiable CPD


Stephanie Carter RDT, RDH, DTLLS, IQA, MDTFEd.

Tutor, Assessor and Internal Moderator

Stephanie is a registered dental hygienist and therapist and holds a level 5 teaching diploma. She is a qualified assessor, internal moderator (quality assurance) and a qualified CPR and medical emergencies trainer. She is a passionate educator, a member of the faculty of dental trainers and has over 18 years experience in the dental industry.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Medical Emergencies

    • Slides

    • Introduction

    • Emergency Equipment and Drugs

    • CPR

    • Anaphylaxis

    • Asthma

    • Choking

    • Epilepsy

    • Hypoglycaemia

    • Stroke

    • Syncope

    • Angina pectoris

    • Myocardial infarction

    • Cardiac arrest

    • Test your learning

    • Reflective learning

    • Feedback