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Procedural Sedation in Dental Practice: Essential Principles Revisited (All Day)

Sedation Track

CEs: 6

Daniel Becker, DDS

  •  Associate Director of Education, General Practice Dental Residency, Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.
  • Lectures, extensively for dental organizations, colleges and universities on topics related to pharmacology, sedation and anesthesia, medical assessment and medical emergencies

This full-day track will highlight essential scientific principles for the safe and effective use of moderate sedation in clinical practice. Essential pharmacology of drug classes having proven safety and efficacy will be addressed, as well as regimens for both oral and intravenous
administration. Principles of appropriate patient monitoring, including capnography, along with the recognition and management of sedation related complications will also be emphasized. NOTE: Students can choose to attend the full-day program, or the morning or afternoon programs. However, different material will be covered in each half-day session.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objectives: At completion of the morning portion of the presentation, participants should be able to:

1. Characterize clinical and physiological influences of minimal, moderate and deep sedation, and distinguish these from general anesthesia

2. Address essential aspects of medical evaluation

3. Describe essential pharmacological features of various drug classes useful for providing sedation, including principles of single drug versus multiple drug regimens

Learning Objectives: At completion of the afternoon portion of the presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Monitor perfusion, ventilation, and oxygenation
  2. Recognize and manage sedation-related complications

AGD Subject Code: 340 

FEE:  $398 ($438 after 9/12/17)  All day session


Topics: Daniel Becker, DDS, Sedation