OHSU Presents: The Art and Science of Sedation in the Dental Office
Thursday, July 11, 2013
- Saturday, July 13, 2013
• david donaldson
• mark donaldson
• fred quarnstrom
To achieve successful minimal enteral sedation in clinical practice, dentists must be able to assess multiple-medication profiles, complex medical histories, a vast selection of available oral sedation medications, and the appropriateness of each patient.
Our 3-day flexible curriculum offers three options to meet Oregon Board of Dentistry sedation education requirements:
- 7 hour Oral Sedation Review to meet your CDE requirement for permit maintenance
- 14 hour Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation to apply for a Nitrous Oxide Permit
- 21 hous Minimal Enteral Sedation to apply for a Minimal Sedation Permit
1. Oral Sedation Review - (7 hours)
- Develop a plan for every sedation appointment to ensure safe, effective minimal enteral sedation.
- Understand the pharmacology of oral sedatives and identify the most appropriate agent for each patient.
- Employ strategies for pre-emptive analgesia and post-op analgesia.
- Utilize the proven "recipe" for post-operative pain control that DOES NOT include narcotics.
- Learn new techniques for administering flumazenil and strategies for patients who may require an alternative approach: another arrow in your quiver.
2. Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation - (14 hours)
- Learn how to select appropriate patients for inhalational and minimal sedation - Know who to treat and who to refer.
- Make pharmacology clinically useful through understanding of bioavailability and half-life.
- Examine inhalational equipment and learn various inhalation techniques.
- Discuss the advantages/disadvantages and indications/contraindications of inhalational sedation.
- Review patient monitoring thoroughly - from Pulse Oximetry to Bispectral Index Analysis (BIS).
- Know the seven medications you need to have in your emergency kit and how to use them.
3. The Art and Science of Sedation in the Dental Office: Enteral Minimal Sedation (21 Hrs)
During these three days, all aspects of inhalational and oral sedation will be examined and all of the above course objectives will be met. Attendees will leave with strategies to assess medication profiles for drug interactions, safely administer inhalational and oral medication, monitor patients during their appointment and address any medical emergencies should they arise.
This 21-hour course meets the Oregon Board of Dentistry CDE requirements to apply for a Minimal Sedation Permit.
Registration and Tuition:
Registration for this course will be managed by OHSU Continuing Dental Education
For information, please contact OHSU Continuing Dental Education
Kristi@oragd.org or 503.494.8857
Or click "Register for this course" at the top right of this page to be directed to the OHSU Continuing Dental Education Website.
7-hour Oral Sedation Review: $300
14- hour Nitrous Oxide Sedation: $1300 Dentist/$500 Hygienist
21- hour Art and Science of Sedation in the Dental Office:
These courses meet the Oregon Board of Dentistry requirements for:
- 7-hours for permit maintenance
- 14-hours for application for a nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation permit
- 21-hours for application for a minimal sedation permit
This course also meets the recommendations of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia, the American Dental Association, and the Association of the Canadian Faculties of Dentistry, for the teaching and administration of nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation, and has been approved by the Alberta Dental Association & College for Alberta dentists applying for a Modality 3 Sedation Permit.
Venue for this course will be determined by OHSU Continuing Dental Education in Spring 2013