Medical Emergencies

Sepsis Awareness

Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD


(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.


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


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.