Medical Emergencies

Sepsis Awareness

Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD

£6.99

(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course provides information about sepsis including the definition and causes, and the implications for dental practices.  

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

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

Aims:

This course aims to provide an understanding of sepsis and the implications for dental practices. 

Objectives:

Learners will be able to: 

  • Understand the causes of sepsis and the risk factors.
  • Be aware of the prevalence of sepsis in the UK.
  • Be able to identify signs and symptoms of sepsis.
  • Be aware of possible complications and the prognosis.

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • How sepsis may present in a dental care setting.
  • The signs and symptoms of sepsis.
  • The possible complications of sepsis.
  • What the CQC will look for during practice inspections.