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Medical Emergencies

Infection, Prevention & Control

This course will assist the team to work within industry guidelines including HTM01-05, the Health and Social Care Act and NICE(CG139) and includes a practical element to engage the whole team.


It meets the CQC requirements of Decontamination in the dental treatment room

regulation 15:  premises and equipment

regulation 12:  safe care and treatment


Training objectives:


  • Update knowledge of HTM01-05 and current guidelines and requirements

  • Review instrument transportation, decontamination, sterilisation and storage

  • Understand use of equipment including, maintenance, testing and validation

  • Review waste management HTM07-01

  • Review the importance of Hand Hygiene

  • Understand what an infection is and the routes of transmission

  • How to identify healthcare acquired infections

  • Review the Implementation of Standard Precautions

  • Review cleaning of equipment and the environment

  • Review the importance of sharps safety



 2.5 hours  



This course meets the criteria for the GDC’s Development Outcomes B, C and D

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