Instructor(s)

Stephanie Carter RDT, RDH, DTLLS.

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 and has over 18 years experience in the dental industry.

Benefits

The overall aim is to provide an understanding of what sepsis is, an awareness of the patients most at risk of developing sepsis, and knowledge of appropriate actions the dental team should take when dealing with suspected cases of sepsis in practice.1 hour

  • 1 hour of verifiable CPD awarded

  • Complete within 12 months

  • Downloadable workbook available

  • Suitable for all members of the dental team

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Sepsis

    • Workbook

    • Resources - Sepsis Manual

    • Introduction

    • What is sepsis?

    • What causes sepsis

    • Does everyone with an infection develop sepsis?

    • Risk groups

    • What happens to the body in sepsis?

    • Effects of sepsis

    • Signs and symptoms

    • Sepsis in practice

    • Test your learning

    • Reflection

    • Feedback