|Date:||Friday, February 10, 2023|
|Location:||UNMC College of Nursing Lincoln Division|
|Credits:||6 CE hours|
|Registration:||Course is full|
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
$350 Lunch Included
Update on Moderate Procedural Sedation
This 6-hour course with a hands on component meets the educational requirements for maintaining a minimal, moderate, or deep sedation permit for the State of Nebraska. At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
- describe the indications for sedation in dentistry
- describe why in some patients local anesthesia alone yields unsatisfactory outcomes
- give relative and absolute contraindications for the various drugs employed by dentists for sedation
- understand the key difference between sedating the adult versus pediatric patient
- describe contemporary definitions for minimal, moderate, deep sedation, as well as general anesthesia
- know the reversal agents available for commonly employed oral sedatives, and give appropriate doses
- Understand pertinent sedation rules in Nebraska
- understand the rationale for advanced monitoring including the use of pulse oximetry, precordial stethoscopes, capnography and EKG’s
- describe proper record keeping during sedation
- appreciate the causes for morbidity and mortality following anesthetic mishaps in the dental office
- practice using various airway adjuncts, and review surgical airways
- explain the informed consent process relative to sedation
- understand what a quantitative objective discharge criteria entails (Aldrete score)
- appreciate the advantages of bag valve mask ventilation relative to the patient in respiratory distress, and practice its use on a mannequin
- describe typical adult and pediatric drug dosages for the commonly employed sedative and emergency drugs
Method of teaching: Lecture/discussion, hands-on mannequin participation
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 6 continuing education credits.