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Planning for medical emergencies

Event Type
Event Subject
Practice management
Thursday 21 November 2019 - Thursday 31 December 2020
00:00 - 01:00
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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Planning for medical emergencies

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Session synopsis

This sessions covers how to recognise situations in which cardio-pulmonary resuscitation is required. It recaps on how to perform CPR to the latest Resuscitation Council (UK) standards and highlights the importance of debriefing after emergencies.

Lecture filmed at the BDA, London in November 2019


Learning objectives

  • Recognise situations in which cardio-pulmonary resuscitation is required
  • Describe how to perform CPR to the latest Resuscitation Council (UK) standards
  • Describe the importance of debriefing after emergencies


1 hour of verifiable CPD

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About the speaker

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Dan Purnell
Chief Executive Officer, A to E Training & Solutions Ltd

Dan is a qualified ALS, EPALS, NLS, APLS instructor and course director and joined A to E Training and Solutions in May 2017 as the Head of Operations. He has extensive experience working in coronary care, intensive care and emergency departments. Over the last 16 years he has specialised in resuscitation working in acute healthcare organisations, attending clinical emergencies and delivering training.

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This lecture is available to view now.


Looking for face-to-face training on this topic?

We also offer a day-long Mangement of medical emergencies for the whole dental team training course run at the BDA in London. Take a look at for details.