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Medical emergencies in the dental practice

Event Type
Event Subject
Topic Groups (Health and Safety)
Friday 31 March 2017
09:30 - 16:30
British Dental Association
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £150.00
  • BDA member: £150.00
  • Non member: £150.00

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Contact Susie Mulcahy

Tel 020 7563 4590

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Medical emergencies in the dental practice

Friday 31 March 2017

(Alternative date: Friday 14th July 2017)

British Dental Association
64 Wimpole Street
London W1G 8YS

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Group booking discount - book two places and get a third FREE
Call BDA Events Office 020 7563 4590


Ensure that as a team and as individuals you are able to deal confident​ly with medical emergencies that may arise.

Medical emergencies can happen at any time in the dental practice. This interactive course will bring you up to date with the latest standards and procedures, and equip you with the necessary skills to manage a medical emergency with confidence.

Learning objectives

  • be able to manage and prevent a medical emergency
  • understand how to prepare and use standard emergency drugs and medical equipment
  • know how to assess risk by identifying the hazards which commonly cause emergencies
  • understand the key signs and symptoms of common emergencies and aid correct diagnosis
  • have practical experience of hands on basic life support and CPR training.


This training course meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for 6 hours of core verifiable CPD and is certified by the British Dental Association.

About the speakers


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Chris Kurt-Gabel, Managing Director, A to E Training & Solutions

Chris qualified in 1995 as a Registered General Nurse at the Whittington Hospital in London then working in orthopaedics and emergency departments in several London hospitals. In 1998 he obtained his Accident & Emergency Nursing course (ENB3) and then qualified as a Children's Nurse from City University in 2000. In 2007 he received his Masters in Public Administration from London Southbank University and will be starting a legal conversion course in 2014 again at London Southbank University. He is an instructor in the following Resuscitation Council provider courses: Advanced Life Support, Advanced Paediatric Life Support, European Paediatric Advanced Life Support, Generic Instructor Course.

Substantial experience in accident and emergency nursing then became a Resuscitation Officer at UCLH in central London. Developed and managed the Resuscitation Service at UCLH for 4 years developing risk assessment tools, training programmes, infrastructure and policy. Along with colleagues he was an inaugural officer of the Association of London Resuscitation Officers group and has been involved in the development of resuscitation strategy and practice for over 15 years. He has in the past been a General Manager and Head of Clinical Services for a private hospital.

Currently he is working on developing innovative resuscitation equipment solutions and primary research developing the professional knowledge base around aspects of management of emergency situations.

Chris will be joined by his colleague, Dan Purnell.

Cancellation policy

All cancellations must be received in writing either by email to, or by post to The Events team, BDA, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS. This must then be followed by a telephone call to confirm receipt. Cancellations received 29 days or more prior to the event will be entitled to a 100% credit voucher or refund. Cancellations received between 15 days and 28 days (inclusive) prior to the event will receive a 100% credit voucher to attend a future BDA event or a 75% refund. For late cancellations received between 1 day and 14 days (inclusive) prior to the event, no credit voucher or refund will be given. Failure to attend the event on the day will constitute late cancellation and no credit voucher or refund will be given. Substitutions are welcome at any time.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the programme may change and the BDA reserves the right to cancel the event or alter the venue and/or speakers.

Further information

For further information on the programme and to book your place on this course please contact: BDA Events, British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS Tel: 020 7563 4590, Email: