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Procedural Sedation in Dental Practice: Essential Principles Revisited (Part 1)
- October 13, 2017, 8 am–12 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
- Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, California 92101
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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 presentation 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.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Characterize clinical and physiological influences of minimal, moderate, and deep sedation, and distinguish these from general anesthesia.
Address essential aspects of medical evaluation
- Describe essential pharmacological features of various drug classes useful for providing sedation, including principles of single drug versus multiple drug regimens.
AGD Subject Code: 340
FEE: $199 ($219 after 9/12/17 - Morning Session only
Topics: Sedation, Daniel Becker, DDS