Please note this is not a re-certification course. To administer minimal sedation, the dentist must maintain certification in BLS for health care providers (CPR-HCP) or an appropriate equivalent as determined by the Sedation and General Anaesthetic Services Committee of the College of Dental Surgeons of BC.
As of August 17, 2017, we have been advised by St. John Ambulance, about the amended timeline for this course. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
CDHBC QAP Competency – D7 – Emergency Prevention & Interventions
CPR-HCP is an advanced CPR course for health care professionals who have a duty to respond to medical emergencies in a hospital or pre-hospital care setting such as an ambulance. This group includes physicians, dentists, nurses, respiratory therapists, EMS personnel, SJA Brigade
members, medical and nursing students.
This course meets ILCOR guidelines for Basic Life Support CPR. Content includes:
• Roles and Responsibilities of a First Aider
• Unresponsive Casualty Management
• Adult, Child and Infant (AR, Choking, CPR and AED)
• Universal Precautions
• Use of a Bag-Valve-Mask
• CPR-HCP exam
There will be a pre-reading requirement. A CPR work booklet will be distributed early October for review before the session.