Medical Emergencies

Fainting

Contributes1 hour to your CPD

£6.99

(or included in your £36 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

The aim of this course is to understand how to manage a faint, and conduct good patient care before and after the episode.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more you pass the course, and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and take the assessment again when you feel confident.

Aims:

The aim of this course is to understand how to manage a faint, and conduct good patient care before and after the episode

Objectives:

Learners will be able to:

  • Recognise the sign and symptoms of a faint in patients attending for dental treatment.
  • Respond immediately to a patient suffering from a faint
  • Care for the patient in an appropriate way following the practice protocols

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • Signs and symptoms of a faint
  • How to manage a faint in the dental practice?
  • Good patient care pre and post a fainting episode
  • Practice protocol for dealing with a faint