Course Description:

  • Day One: Adult N2O Minimal Sedation Recertification
  • Day Two: Adult Single-Dose Minimal Sedation Recertification

Gain minimal sedation recertification with thorough, expert training.

As a sedation dentist it’s vital to remain up-to-date with your certification. DOCS Education’s 1-day Minimal Sedation Recertification course is an excellent way to do so. Not only will the course allow you to continue using the lucrative and life-changing skill of sedation in your practice, but will further hone and sharpen your knowledge.

Comprehensive understanding of minimal sedation is ideal when team members are involved as well. From front office staff to hygienists to assistants, everyone plays an important role in providing exceptional care. DOCS Education highly recommends bringing team members to the course.


Course Objectives:

  • Stay up-to-date: Remain aware of all the rules and regulations, as well as learning the latest methods in administering anesthesia.
  • Train with experts: Receive instruction from highly-respected dentist Dr. Anthony Feck.
  • Streamline your practice: Reap the benefits of efficiency through team training.

Day One (Adult nitrous oxide focused):

  • Science of nitrous and other inhalation anesthetics.
  • Effects upon body systems, including respiratory.
  • Cover guidelines for patient monitoring and special equipment.
  • Techniques of administration, both fundamental and advanced.
  • Learn updated local anesthesia techniques.
  • Mitigating biohazards for patients and staff.
  • Learn to minimize N2O exposure in your office.
  • Hands-on N2O training.

Day Two (Adult single-dose minimal sedation focused):

  • Single-dose protocols for oral sedatives
  • Science of oral sedatives, alone and partnered with nitrous
  • Clinically combining enteral sedation and inhaled anesthetics
  • Drugs: prescribing, dispensing, dosages and safety ranges
  • Airway management, including signs of impending emergency
  • Red flags: good/poor candidates
  • Informed consent: do you know your legal obligation?
  • Review regulatory issues


  • Patient assessment
  • Recordkeeping before, during and after appointments
  • Consent paperwork
  • Identifying proper sedation protocols
  • Identifying patients who would benefit from sedation
  • Comforting patients
  • Supporting the doctor during sedation
  • Assisting on sedation appointments and medical emergencies
  • Setting up the sedation operatory
  • Phone training
  • Monitoring vitals and patients’ levels of sedation
  • Dismissal criteria

(Hours - AGD Code - Definition)

8 - 340 Anesthesia & Pain Management

TOTAL: 8 hours (lecture)  


Dr. Anthony Feck


Las Vegas Strip
October 19-20, 2018

Where can I meet my state’s requirements?

To learn more about how DOCS Education's wide range of courses can meet your state’s regulatory requirements, visit DOCS Regulatory counsel keeps it updated with the latest in sedation legislation activity. Feel free to contact a course advisor with any questions or visit our course listing to see available courses and locations.

DOCS Education programs carry the AGD PACE certification

DOCS Education, an AGD Pace-approved provider since 2000, is the nation's premier educator of safe sedation dentistry protocols having trained more than 29,000 dentists. You’ll find CE opportunities that meet your needs online and live.

Who is DOCS Education?

DOCS Education consists of over 2,000 members committed to offering safe dentistry to all patients, including those suffering from anxiety. DOCS Education graduates have safely treated an estimated 2.5 million patients across the United States and Canada. Since it's estimated that around 30 percent of people fear the dentist, many individuals remain to be helped. That's why DOCS Education frequently updates its courses and information.