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DENT5306: Basic Life Support and Resuscitation D

2024 unit information

This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with advanced level life support and resuscitation procedures and methods.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Discipline of Oral Surgery, Medicine and Diagnostics

Code DENT5306
Academic unit Discipline of Oral Surgery, Medicine and Diagnostics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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DENT5304 and DENT5305
Corequisites:
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DENT5307
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate in the clinical setting an understanding of the moral, cultural, ethical principles, legal responsibilities and regulatory requirements involved in the management of emergencies
  • LO2. apply a systems approach to quality and safety in medical emergencies
  • LO3. demonstrate through reflective learning an understanding of personal limitations, and patient limitations and the need for continuing professional development in the management of emergencies
  • LO4. communicate effectively with the dental team and other health professionals in emergencies
  • LO5. demonstrate an advanced capacity in critically evaluating research and the literature, products and techniques in forming an evidenced based practice
  • LO6. demonstrate a thorough knowledge of evidenced-based information in relation to team centred and algorhythmic approaches to emergency management
  • LO7. demonstrate a thorough knowledge of evidence-based information in relation to electronic monitoring that is pertinent to emergency management
  • LO8. demonstrate a thorough knowledge of evidence-based information in relation to the pre-eminent place of non-technical skills and human factors in emergency management
  • LO9. demonstrate a thorough knowledge of evidence-based information in relation to the historical and current management of Basic and Advanced Life Support
  • LO10. demonstrate a thorough knowledge of evidence-based information in relation to Airway management in medical emergencies
  • LO11. demonstrate in the clinical setting an emerging knowledge of the management of acute medical emergencies
  • LO12. demonstrate a thorough knowledge of pharmaceutical agents used in managing medical emergencies
  • LO13. use, manage and troubleshoot relevant electronic monitoring that is pertinent to emergency management
  • LO14. demonstrate advanced skills and understanding in managing acute medical emergencies, including simulated emergencies, and display high level crisis management skills
  • LO15. demonstrate an advanced skill in methods of airway control in medical emergencies on a manikin.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 Early 2020
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Westmead, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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