EMERGENCY FIRST AID (DENTISTRY)

FAST Healthcare

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  • Training
  • Intermediate
  • Online
  • 2 hours of study
  • Duration:
    Flexible
Description

Basic life support skills can, in the case of an emergency, save lives. Designed to deliver the theoretical aspects of basic life support skills, including CPR so to help users to develop sufficient knowledge to be able to respond effectively and confidently in an emergency situation such as when a person is unconscious.
Suitable for: This course will suit a range of professionals and others who need to know how to deal with emergency situations and know of the critical signs to watch out for. By employing very high quality e-learning techniques, including case studies, interactivity and self-testing exercises, users can run through the course at their own pace, breaking off whenever appropriate, and so get a sound grounding on what they must do in an emergency. As such the course will suit a wide range of users includin

Important information

Requirements: Access to a PC and the Internet

Certificate of attendance from FAST Healthcare

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What you'll learn on the course

CPR First Aid
Use of AED
Dealing with unconscious person

Teachers and trainers (2)

Joanna BRADLEY
Joanna BRADLEY
Senior Resusciation Lead

Jo Bradley SrPara is a State Registered Paramedic with more than 10 years experience in resuscitation, both dealing directly with front-line emergencies in the pre-hospital setting and extending more recently in the primary care arena.  Jo currently works as Lead Resuscitation Officer using her clinical knowledge and expertise to run a busy resuscitation service,. She has responsibility also for designing and implementing a clinical education programme and ensures the delivery of a wide range of training courses to accommodate the needs of multi-disciplinary service users. SME with Jo, is Bob Keane, a State Registered Paramedic having over 18 years of front line experience dealing with all types of medical emergencies, both as a crew member and by manning single crewed Fast Response vehicles. More recently as a Community Defibrillation Officer he was responsible for setting up Community First Responder teams and training lay people to respond to cardiac arrests and medical emergencies within their communities, including rolling out and co-ordination of the National Defibrillation Program across North and East Yorkshire. After a post at a Mental Health Trust training all staff grades Basic and Intermediate Life Support, he is currently Resuscitation Officer at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust in a busy department designing and implementing training packages for large numbers of multi-disciplinary staff groups across the Trust

Robert Keane
Robert Keane
Resuscitation Officer

SRP (Paramedic), Birmingham NHS Bob Keane is Subject Matter Expert with over 20 years of experience in dealing with all types of emergencies, both as a Crew Member and by manning Fast Response vehicles. More recently as a Community Defibrillation Officer he was responsible as Community First Responder in North and East Yorkshire

Course programme

Emergency skills for for those with clinical or non-clinical experience

“Essential skills that will help you save lives”

Nationally, 75,000 people every year die from a cardiac arrest before they reach hospital

275,000 people have a heart attack each year

Coronary Heart Disease is the biggest killer in this country

About 80% of Cardiac Arrests happen away from the hospital environment (home, work)

Bystander CPR can double the casualty's chances of survival

25,000 children are treated at A&E after choking

Choking is the third largest killer of Children (after road accidents and fires)

How this course can help you: Basic life support skills can, in the case of an emergency, save lives. Designed to deliver the theoretical aspects of basic life support skills, including CPR so to help users to develop sufficient knowledge to be able to respond effectively and confidently in an emergency situation such as when a person is unconscious. The training is accessed on-line with realistic scenarios taking the learner carefully through the signs to look out for and the procedures to be followed. Because the course is interactive, learners will be able to test their progress, and receive, on completing the End-of Course Assessment, a Certificate.

Course Content – scenario-based, interactive learning with self-testing and an End-of-Course Assessment with a focus on dealing with adult and child casualties:

Introduction:
Background
Pre-Course Test

Module 1: First steps in an emergency:

  • Dealing with Emergency situations
  • Helping a casualty who is conscious and able to talk
  • Assessing an unconscious casualty
  • Buying time: Time is crucial when the heart stops
  • The chain of survival

Module 2: Keep the casualty alive

  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • How to perform CPR
  • Performing CPR on children
  • Defibrillation/ Using an AED
  • Helping someone who is choking
  • How to put someone in the recovery position

Benefits of the course: This course will suit a range of professionals and others who need to know how to deal with emergency situations and know of the critical signs to watch out for. By employing very high quality e-learning techniques, including case studies , interactivity and self-testing exercises, users can run through the course at their own pace, breaking off whenever appropriate, and so get a sound grounding on what they must do in an emergency.

A Certificate will serve as proof-positive evidence of the course completion. As such the course will suit a wide range of users including:

All Healthcare professionals including doctors, GPs, and nurses for whom this course provides either a foundation or a refresher

Associated Healthcare workers such as receptionists, porters or anyone who's job may involve them interacting with the general public

Dentists and dental assistants

School staff including teachers and teaching assistants

School children

Parents

Corporate staff who are designated as first aid officers or similar under health and safety requirements

For Corporate employees, as a staff benefit that one day could save someones life

All those employed in places open to the public such as shops, supermarkets, transport facilities

Anyone, who is charged with providing first line emergency help to the public

Additional information

Essential understanding about how to deal with an unconscious patient.