Immediate Life Support (ILS) Level 3 (VTQ)
Who can take this Course?
Dentists, Dental Nurses
VTQ Level 3
About the Course
This course is designed to meet the requirements of ILS courses laid down by UK Resus Council guidelines. This CPD course meets the criteria for the General Dental Council’s development outcomes C. This course includes medical emergencies as set out by the GDC in the dental practice.
This course teaches you the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations.
The aim is to train healthcare personnel in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, simple airway management and safe defibrillation by enabling them to manage patients in cardiac arrest until the arrival of a cardiac arrest team and to participate as members of that team. The course is run over one day and consists of lectures and practical sessions.
The course looks at how to identify the causes and promote the prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest. Recognise and treat the deteriorating patient using the ABCDE approach and undertake the skills of quality CPR and defibrillation. It also covers simple airway manoeuvres and utilises non-technical skills to facilitate initial leadership and effective team membership