This course is worth 0.5 hours of CE.
Nitrous oxide has the potential to be misused and abused by both patient and staff. This half-hour CE course will help you understand and prevent the misuse of this gas.
Presented by Dr. Anthony Feck, he will identify safe levels of the sedative, discuss its physiologic and biologic effects, and cover how you can how to administer N2O safetly in your practice. He will also discuss the NIOSH safety guidelines for this highly safe and beneficial anxiety relieving agent.
- Establish the safety levels of nitrous oxide.
- Understand the basic pharmacology of nitrous oxide (physiology, biologic effect).
- Recognize the NIOSH guidelines.
- Identify the abuse potential and biological consequences.
- Discuss ethical and legal considerations.
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 .5 CE credit.
Scientific support and additional resources are available here.
340 – Anesthesia and Pain Management (Inhalation techniques for conscious sedation) – 0.5 hour
Original release date: 9/1/2020
DOCS online courses are available to the purchaser for one year from date of purchase.
No refund of course tuition is available.