Course Description:


Knowing the basics of airway management(65, 170) is important for any dentist. In just one online session, you'll review the essential information you need to master this critical skill.

Learning online means you can fulfill your continuing education requirements on your own time—whenever it's convenient for you. You'll earn one CE credit when you complete this convenient online training.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of a competency course in enteral sedation, the dentist must be able to:   

  • Learn the five key airway management techniques
  • Understand the essential emergency equipment
  • Learn to protect the airways(72, 117) of sedated patients
  • Identify the Mallampati classifications(117)
  • Manage common situations(132, 136)

Scientific support and additional resources are available here. 

Who should take this course?

Our online curriculum is designed to refresh the airway management skills of doctors and team members who have previously taken DOCS Education's Oral Sedation Dentistry course.

Individuals without previous training who are seeking to understand the critical necessity of airway management in the dental office will also benefit from this class.


Whether you're keeping your knowledge up-to-date or exploring new territory, you'll participate in this critical safety training and fulfill continuing education requirements when you sign up today.

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. 

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

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

NOTE: Many dental boards require that a specified portion of your CE credits be via in-person attendance at live courses. Check your state's rules!



(AGD Code - Definition - Hours)

142 Medical emergency training and CPR - 1 hour

Total hours:  1 hour 

Original release date: 6/15/2010
Reviewed/Updated: 3/12/2021

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



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.