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Procedural Sedation in Dental Practice: Essential Principles Revisited (Part 1)

Sedation Track

CEs: 3

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.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, 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.

AGD Subject Code: 340

FEE:  $199 ($219 after 9/12/17 - Morning Session only

Topics: Sedation, Daniel Becker, DDS