An update on moderate, minimal and deep procedural sedation in the dental office

Date: Friday, February 10, 2023
Location: UNMC College of Nursing Lincoln Division

Dr. J. Bruce Bavitz 

Credits: 6 CE hours
Registration: Course is full
Check-In: 8:15 a.m.
Class Time:

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.




$350 Lunch Included


Speaker:  J. Bruce Bavitz, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1984 and completed his Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) Residency in Pittsburgh in 1988. Currently, Dr. Bavitz is the Merritt C. Pederson Professor and chair of the Department of Surgical Specialties at the UNMC College of Dentistry. He has given multiple CE courses to dentists, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Bavitz is past president of the Nebraska Society of OMFS and the Lincoln District Dental Society, a Diplomate for the American Board of OMFS, and Fellow in the American College of Dentists. Additionally, he has a United States patent on a dental implant aligning device, completed a five-year term as member of the oral surgery/pain control test construction section for the National Dental Board, and performed office inspections for the State of Nebraska for dentists seeking advanced anesthesia permits. Presently, Dr. Bavitz serves as coordinating editor for Practical Reviews in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and reviewer for multiple implant and oral surgery journals. His primary area of research and publishing involves surgical anatomy of the jaws and alveolar bone reconstruction.
 No relevant financial relationships exist.

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: 

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.

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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.