This course offers instruction in all aspects of inhalation analgesia and oral conscious sedation, including effective methods in dealing with anxiety control in general practice. Our faculty specializes in adult learning by utilizing a multimedia approach which enhances knowledge and retention. Participants will learn various techniques and protocols designed to achieve certification in nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation as well as competency in providing oral anxiolysis. A patient-centered approach to care is emphasized with lecture on appropriate medication section, monitoring and practical emergency management. Case studies will augment the delivery of key points and a problem-based learning approach is encouraged so that each participant's questions are addressed.
From Inhalation to Intravenous Sedation
Applied Physiology & Anatomy of Respiration
Incremental Induction techniques
Rapid Induction Technique
Nitrous Oxide Installation
Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Pharmacology
Medical Emergencies and The Emergency Kit
Contamination and Scavenging
Nitrous Oxide Complications / Contraindications
Local Anesthesia Update & Comparison of Techniques
Pharmacology of Oral Sedatives
Reversal Agents and Flumazenil
Oral Sedation Techniques, Protocols and Case Studies
Post-operative pain management
Recognition and Treatment of Chronic
Oral Sedation "Politics", Rules and Regulations
Dates, times & locations
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, July 19-21, 2012 9:00 am to 5:00 pm all days
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, November 30-December 2, 2012 9:00 am to 5:00 pm all days
Registration for this course will be managed by OHSU Continuing Dental Education
For information, please contact OHSU Continuing Dental Education
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$1495 per dentist
* Early Fees: $1350 per dentist
The full 3-day course is designed to fulfill Oregon Board of Dentistry requirements for the Enteral Minimal Sedation permit (21 hours).
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-oxygen sedation.