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

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