Course Description:

Interested in learning if IV Sedation, with or without oral sedation, would be a good fit for your practice?  This powerful Introduction to IV Sedation will provide you an understanding of why IV is a modality worth considering on behalf of your patients.

Introduction to IV Sedation is a 1 hour online CE course that covers the basics of choosing the IV route of administration. 

You’ll learn:

  • State regulations
  • How to secure a good outcome for your patients and your practice
  • Determine who is a good candidate for sedation
  • Understand the benefits of sedation
  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of IV sedation
  • Contrast the routes of delivery
  • Define the levels of sedation and how to determine where your patient is in the spectrum

Get a deeper understanding of IV Sedation and get ready to embark on an extraordinary way to deliver quality care.

Then click to learn more about our full IV Sedation training and certification program. 

Purchase of this course grants access for one year and requires an internet connection, computer with video and audio capabilities, and in some cases, Adobe Reader to view handouts and articles.

You can download this course and watch it anywhere using the DOCS APP. Get it on Google Play or the Apple Store.

Watch the video and complete the quiz to earn one CE credit.

Scientific support and additional resources are available here. 


DOCS online courses are available to the purchaser for one year from date of purchase.
No refund of course tuition is available.

340 (Anesthesia and Pain Management) - 1 hour

Total Hours: 1 hour

Original release date: 6/13/2018
Reviewed/Updated: 12/24/2020



Dr. Anthony Feck

How can I meet my state’s requirements?

To learn more about how DOCS Education’s full range of courses can satisfy your state’s regulatory requirements, visit This unique online resource is kept up-to-date with the latest in sedation legislation by DOCS Education’s fulltime regulatory counsel. Contact one of our course advisers with any questions or visit our course listings to see upcoming classes and locations.

DOCS Education courses carry the AGD PACE certification

DOCS Education is the nation’s premier provider of safe sedation and advanced dentistry education, having trained almost 24,000 dentists. Since 2000, our courses have been accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. We offer extensive CE opportunities, both in-person and online, that meet your needs.

What is DOCS Education?

DOCS Education is an exclusive community of professionals serving at the forefront of dentistry. We offer world-class courses on safe sedation and advanced dentistry, relying on instructors who are consistently ranked among the very best in the nation. We also are a supportive network of members who guide one another to be better, more confident, more successful dentists.