Medical and Dental Practices
Emergency situations can arise anywhere. Medical and dental procedures can sometimes cause unexpected medical emergencies, such as cardiac arrest or respiratory failure. Having staff members trained in CPR and BLS can help ensure that patients receive immediate and appropriate care in these situations.
It’s not common knowledge that in the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers, including medical and dental practices, to provide training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid in certain situations. According to OSHA regulations, medical and dental offices are required to have a written emergency action plan that includes procedures for handling medical emergencies, and employees must be trained in CPR and first aid as part of the plan.
Some additional reasons to have your all members in your dental practice CRP and BLS certified are: