Are you planning to take your ORE / LDS exam in 2023? Has it been a long time since you last did any revision and are you worried about how much you may have forgotten?
Join us for a full day intense DTP & Medical Emergencies revision session covering the latest dental guideline updates and how it will reflect in your exams
Dental Treatment Planning: 8:30am – 2:30pm
- Cover the recent dental guideline updates and their impact on the DTP component of the ORE2 exam.
- Familiarise participants with the DTP set-up, process, content and exam scenarios.
- Help participants identify gaps in their skills and knowledge with respect to the DTP section of the ORE2 exam.
- Gain confidence through practising multiple exam scenarios.
- In-depth discussion on ME guideline updates and the impact of COVID19 on CPR algorithms.
In-depth discussion of the most common dental complaints:
- Pain (history taking and management)
- Oral lesions (history and management)
- TMJ disorders (history and management)
- Paediatric dentistry (nursing caries/fluoride/fissure sealants)
- Dental traumatology
- Orthodontics (impacted canines/supernumerary teeth/removable appliances)
- Update the theoretical knowledge in restorative and paediatric dentistry.
- Gain confidence by practising dental treatment planning cases.
- Gain skills in history taking and requesting special investigations.
- Improving dentist – patient communication skills.
- Gain skills in managing anxious, angry patients and breaking bad news.
Medical Emergency component: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
By the end of the training session the participants should be able to:
- Identify at risk and seriously ill patients using the ABCDE approach.
- Describe how to take a blood glucose measurement from a patient.
- Identify the appropriate drugs to use in an emergency.
- Complete a progress assessment on the ABCDE approach.
- Carry out an initial assessment of an unconscious patient.
- Identify the appropriate help required.
- Place the patient into the recovery position.
- Monitor the patient using the ABCDE approach.
- Describe the safe administration of oxygen.
- Be aware of the treatment for choking.
- Identify the most suitable method of establishing an airway depending on the clinical status of a patient.
- Identify when to carry out basic life support.
- Explain how to carry out basic life support.
- Practice basic life support skills on adults and children.
- Safely use an automated external defibrillator (AED).
- Develop a standardised approach to managing a sick or critically ill patient.
- Develop the confidence and competence as a team member in initiating basic life support and the safe use of an AED.
- Consolidate all the aspects of the self-instructed learning programme.
- Enable the safe handover of the patient to the ambulance team.
Develop and demonstrate competence at carrying out resuscitation techniques, handling emergencies and immediate management of anaphylactic reaction, hypoglycemia, upper respiratory obstruction, cardiac arrest, seizures, vasovagal attack, inhalation or ingestion of foreign bodies, and haemorrhage.
Be familiar with the principles of first aid and the approach to symptom-based diagnosis
Ideal for exam candidates
Course times: 8:30am – 5:30pm
A CPD certificate will be accredited upon course completion
*Courses are non-refundable