|Title:||Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation Expanded Function for the Registered Dental Hygienist|
|Date:||Thursday-Friday, July 15-16, 2021|
|Location:||College of Dentistry, Lincoln, NE|
|Check in:||7:45 A.M.|
|Classification:||Registered Dental Hygienists||Speaker: Todd N. Junge, RDH|
Method of Teaching: Lecture/Discussion/Hands On
This eight-hour two day course with hands on component will introduce the participant to pain and anxiety management of the dental hygiene patient using nitrous oxide oxygen sedation. Participants will be required to pass both a written 100 point evaluation and a practical process evaluation. Upon successful completion of this course the dental hygienist practicing in the State of Nebraska will be able to administer and titrate nitrous oxide analgesia under the indirect supervision of a licensed dentist.
After completing this course, participants will have an understanding of:
- Introduction to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation: Safety, Current Practice Guidelines, Advantages
- History of Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation
- Desirable Characteristics
- Pain and Anxiety
- Physical Properties and Pharmacodynamics
- Interaction Body Systems: Indications, Contraindications, Precautions
- Manufacturing/Distribution: Regulation and Control
- Patient Assessment, Informed Consent, Administration, Emergency Preparedness
- Titration: Importance, Advantages, End Point
- Signs and Symptoms of Minimal Sedation and Oversedation
- Delivery Systems, Equipment and Safety Features
- Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry
- Ethical and Legal Considerations Regarding Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Administrati
Todd N. Junge graduated from the University Of Nebraska Medical Center College Of Dentistry Dental Hygiene Program in 2001. Todd has been a faculty member at the College of Dentistry since 2002 and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene. He teaches dental hygiene students both clinically and didactically. He is a lecturer in Preclinical Techniques, Preclinic Theory and Local Anesthesia and a clinical instructor in Clinical Dental Hygiene (I, II, III and IV). Todd is the course director for Clinic Techniques I and Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation for dental hygiene students. Todd is certified to administer Nitrous Oxide Oxygen Sedation by the State of Nebraska DHHS.
Thursday, July 15
8:00 A.M Four hour lecture
12:00 P.M. Lunch break
12:30 P.M. Two hour Clinic: Demonstration/Practice: Assembly and Disassembly of Equipment, Administration on Clinic Partners
Friday, July 16
8:00 A.M. Two hour Clinic: Practical Process Evaluation: Assembly and Disassembly of Equipment, Administration on Clinic Partners
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
The college is a member of the American Dental Education Association and the Association for Continuing Dental Education.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education designates this activity for 8 continuing education credits.