Medical emergencies series 1. Basic Life Support

Posted on 08 April 2016
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30 mins CPD/CE

In this new series of medical emergencies, Lyn Watts of Watts training provides an important insight into the main aspects of the management of medical emergencies. This video series is very useful for the entire dental team.  Part 1 covers basic life support.

Aims and Objectives

  • Understand the DRABCDE procedure for BLS
  • Understand the dangers to lookout for
  • Understand the importance of airways, how to clear airways and breathing
  • Understand how to carry out chest compressions
  • Understand how to use the air mask
  • Special precautions in pregnant female patients who need chest compressions

To view Part 1 - basic life support - scroll below

To view Part 2 -paedatric life support - click here

To view Part 3- choking - click here

To view Part 4 - defibrillation - click here

To view Part 5 - airways - click here

To view Part 6 - anaphylaxis - click here

To view Part 7 - angina AND contents of your medical emergencies kit - click here