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South Western Ambulance Service First Aid Training

Managing Medical Emergencies in a Dental Setting

Would you know what to do in the event of a medical emergency? This course will provide you with the confidence and knowledge to carry out basic life support, understand emergency drugs and how to use emergency equipment.

 Who should attend?

All Dental Practitioners and Dental Care Professionals that may have to deal with a medical emergency, if it arises.

What will you learn?

This course has been designed to meet the needs for Dental Practitioners and their staff and follows the guidelines from the Resuscitation Council (UK). The course includes:

  • Basic life support including CPR
  • Common medical emergencies
  • Anaphylaxis awareness
  • Familiarisation with emergency drugs
  • Use of emergency equipment including an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).


You will be continuously assessed throughout the course by our trainer. This course carries three hours towards your continuing professional development (CPD).

Course duration

3 hours.

Location, Booking & Dates

This course can be held within you practice however, we would request a quiet space for training. Alternatively we are happy to host the course in one of our locations. To find out available dates and to book a course, please call the First Aid Training Team on 0300 369 0350 or email 


£425 for a group of up to 12 people. 

Please note we do not charge VAT. 

Why choose us? 

As an emergency service we have a very unique offering, we understand how to deliver CPR in a real emergency. You will learn from qualified instructors who all come from an emergency service or clinical background. Our courses are on the OFQUAL framework and we are proud that the money generated from our courses gets invested back into South Western Ambulance Service.

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