Fulfils GDC Development Outcomes A, B, C, D
This course is delivered within your practice environment by one of DD's resuscitation officers.
The Course equips the GDC / Sedation Professional registrant with the required skills to perform accurate patient monitoring and evaluation during sedation procedures. Students develop the required skill set to manage respiratory depression, respiratory arrest and cardio pulmonary arrest with integrated AED and specialised resuscitation equipment with evaluation and treatment of sedation orientated remedial causes in accordance to Resuscitation Council BLS/ALS, QCPR 2013/17 standards and the IACSD 2015 sedation standards.
The course also provides information and skills that are required by professional standards to manage medical emergencies including the use of emergency drugs as per BNF (current issue).
This training session is intended to equip the GDC / Sedation professional registrant with all the required information and skills required to meet the standards of the Resuscitation Council UK Primary Dental Care Standards 2013/2017, BLS 2015 Adult and Child. Along with aspects of Advanced life Support (ALS) to combine a skill set that is termed Intermediate life support or ILS. The skillset exceeds that set by the resuscitation councils own ILS course due to the focused topic of sedation.
Student will review basic physiology, be able to acquire and evaluate clinical vital signs and confidently use their existing diagnostic equipment as an adjunct to prepare patient management plans. Advanced life support guidelines will be utilised so that the student develops a skill set to successfully manage, respiratory depression, respiratory arrest and cardio- pulmonary arrest, as well as manage ALS reversible causes which is assess by written examination and practical evaluation to bring about a preserve life, prevent deterioration and promote recovery ethos which serves to meet medical standards in patient care whilst utilising sedative drugs for dental procedures.
The training also encompasses the management of medical emergencies in the dental practice and associated drug protocols with their usage in accordance to the British National Formulary, Prescribing and medical emergencies in the dental practice (current issue. The content serves to provide the required professional attitude, clinical management skills, knowledge and realization of personal limitations to ensure that medical patients are dealt with professionally and in accordance to medical standards and protocols, along with appropriate care pathways sourced for ongoing clinical evaluation and care.