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Medical emergencies in the dental practice - an overview

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Wednesday 20 January 2021
19:30 - 20:30
BDA e-learning
Address, ONLINE
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £30.00
  • Essential Member: £0.00
  • Expert Member: £0.00
  • Extra Member: £0.00
  • Senior member: £0.00
  • Non member: £50.00
  • Student member: £0.00

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Medical emergencies in the dental practice - an overview 

Wednesday 20 January 2021

19:30 – 20:30


This webinar considers scenarios that may occur during a medical emergency in a dental practice. It will provide an overview of emergency planning, how to recognise a medical emergency and a review of the latest Resuscitation Council (UK) standards in regards to safe performance of CPR.


Learning objectives

  • Understand the importance of team work and need to plan for medical emergencies 
  • Consider emergency planning in place in your practice
  • Recognise situations in which cardio-pulmonary resuscitation is required 
  • Describe how to perform CPR to the latest Resuscitation Council (UK) standards
  • Appreciate the importance of debriefing after emergencies .


Learning content

By the end of this webinar delegates will have refreshed their knowledge on how best to plan for and manage a medical emergency that may take place in the dental practice. 


About the speaker

Timi Valassidis

Timi Valassidis

A to E Training and Solutions  

Timi is a qualified physiotherapist and also an accredited First Aid and Immediate Life Support Instructor. Timi has over 15 years experience as a qualified first aid responder and teaches regularly with A to E Training and Solutions providing basic life support and immediate life support across both public and private trusts as well as GP and dental practices. 

About A to E Training and Solutions 

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A to E Training and Solutions was founded in 2006 by three colleagues who realised there was a gap in the provision of emergency life support and medical emergencies training. The field of life support training is not heavily regulated and it was clear there were a wide range of providers in the market delivering training of various quality. The company began providing resuscitation training to small GP practices and has expanded to a range of clients from both private and public NHS Trusts. In 2017, the company expanded and is now a nationwide organisation providing not only resuscitation training, but consulting on numerous resus committees and governance policies. Over the past 13 years, A to E Training and Solutions continues to follow their ethos of excellence in healthcare education and service provision.

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Development Outcomes: C

1  hour CPD

A CPD certificate (in the name of the participant) will be made available once viewing of this online lecture has been finished, the delegate feedback survey completed and attendance validated.

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This webinar will be recorded and added to our on-demand webinar catalogue a week later.


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