Courses



Learn to care for anxious and fearful patients with mild sedatives. Among our most popular offerings, this gateway course provides the necessary training to administer oral conscious sedation. Sessions are taught by renowned faculty who are also practicing doctors. Case study and protocol review instill the ability to offer oral conscious sedation to healthy adults. Class format consists of lecture and discussion.

Objectives:

  • Learn to assess patients
  • Understand basic pharmacology
  • Grasp tenets of airway management
  • Review established protocols
  • Recognize and address common emergencies

Advances in sedation care make it a valuable and safe treatment option for the pediatric patient. The unique physiological and psychological aspects of children are covered in this course, which also addresses how to communicate effectively with parents. The class is taught by several of the nation’s leading pediatric dentists who also address practice management techniques. A combination of lecture and discussion is applied in the class.

Objectives:

  • Learn to assess patients
  • Understand basic pharmacology
  • Review how to monitor equipment
  • Grasp tenets of airway management
  • Recognize typical emergencies and how to respond

As the population ages, the number of those taking multiple medications also expands. This medically complex group frequently benefits from sedation treatment. Learn to care for these patients in this course, which stresses ASA III classifications and offers protocols and case studies for review. Renowned faculty teach this course using a combination of lectures and discussions; instructors are doctors who currently practice either medicine or dentistry.

Objectives:

  • Review established protocols
  • Understand basic pharmacology
  • Learn patient assessment
  • Examine medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, asthma and hepatitis
  • Recognize signs of emergency

Please join us at this dynamic New York State licensure-qualifying seminar! This course is comprised of informative and engaging lectures, demonstrations, and clinical experiences which will help you safely and effectively integrate oral conscious sedation into your practice.

You will observe the administration of oral conscious sedation to patients in a clinical setting through video experiences. Other topics include emergency drugs, airway management, nitrous oxide, pharmacology, and patient selection.

Enteral Sedation at NYU Part One
Designed for New Jersey Dentists

Specifically designed for New Jersey dentists, this Enteral Sedation two-part course teaches five proven enteral sedation protocols to give you flexibility in successfully delivering sedation to healthy adults (ASA I & II).
Part One takes up a total of three days in this two-part five-day course. This course is comprised of informative and engaging lectures, demonstrations and clinical experiences over two weekends. In addition to enteral sedation protocols, you’ll receive instruction in airway management that is designed to build your confidence. After this Part One course you'll walk away knowing that you can provide unprecedented safety and care to your patients. What’s more, you’ll leave fully prepared for Part Two of this comprehensive enteral sedation course.

Enteral Sedation through NYU Part Two
Designed for New Jersey Dentists

This course is exclusively for New Jersey dentists who are looking to provide care for the large number of patients with common chronic conditions. In the two-day Part Two session, the goal is to understand issues critical in the management of this population and to provide safe sedation to selected ASA III patients. Our remarkable educators—a Harvard Medical School professor and renowned practicing dentists—will guide you through the latest clinical information using a combination of lectures, case studies and vivid protocols.

DOCS Education’s Minimal Sedation Permit Recertification course provides you with safe, proven and effective protocols for use in your practice. This course also gives you access to DOCS Education faculty members, Drs. Anthony Feck and Roger Sanger, who both actively use the protocols they teach.

Using single-dose sedation in conjunction with N2O offers greater benefits to anxious patients than using either one separately. Let DOCS Education show you how to combine these two time-tested methods to better serve your patients.

Dentists who already possess permits are the focus of this two-day course as are doctors who are interested in providing this service in the office setting. Learn current, clinically relevant minimal and moderate sedation skills that are specifically customized for dental care. Faculty represent practicing physicians and dentists.

Objectives:

  • Review case studies
  • Practice using patient simulators
  • Learn proper case selection
  • Understand up-to-date methods

The presence of common medical conditions can and do lead to emergencies in the dental office. Designed specifically for dentists, this course teaches how to identify and address critical events related to heart disease, diabetes, anaphylaxis and many other situations. The course is taught by instructors who are certified, trained and practicing emergency professionals. A combination of lecture, discussion, and hands-on approaches are used.

Objectives:

  • Review emergency drugs and equipment
  • Practice using AEDs and drills on patient simulators
  • Learn to apply dental equipment to MEGACODE emergencies
  • Grasp tenets of airway management
  • Create an emergency management plan