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Nitrous Oxide- Oxygen Minimal Sedation Update

Summary:

This course is specifically designed to introduce nitrous oxide–oxygen minimal sedation to any clinician, hygienist or team member who may be new to this modality. This qualifies as 4 CE lecture hours, which can be used to renew a Nitrous Oxide Permit or 4 of the 14 hours required to renew a Moderate Sedation Permit, Deep Sedation Permit or General Anesthesia permit. Nitrous oxide is one of the most versatile and safest inhalational agents used in both dental and medical practices. This interactive course will provide a comprehensive review of the roles and benefits of using nitrous oxide, as well as, protocols for integrating this sedative into new offices and busy clinics. Cases studies and discussions will be used to augment key points so participants will leave feeling confident about using nitrous oxide in their clinic.

Objectives:

  • Describe the continuum of consciousness and understand where Nitrous Oxide –Oxygen Minimal Sedation may fit in your treatment paradigm
  • List the characteristics of the ideal sedative for in-office use Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different sedation modalities
  • Understand the safety mechanisms developed and how to troubleshoot potential problems
  • Match the right drug at the right dose to the right patient for the right procedure

Tuition: $225

Duration: 240 minutes



Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office


Summary:

Despite careful planning, medical emergencies can happen at any time. These situations can be unnerving and this course will help build your capacity to address them with confidence. Dr. Johnson has developed a fun and thoroughly entertaining course that will help you feel more comfortable administering medications and operating life-saving equipment.

Learning Objectives:

• Learn what medications and equipment you’ll want at your disposal during an emergency
• Know the "when" and "how" to use each drug and piece of equipment in your kit
• Help you and your staff become more comfortable managing emergency situations

Tuition: $225

Duration: 240 minutes