As a practitioner of oral sedation dentistry, it's important to continually refresh and improve your knowledge of pharmacology(109, 117). Now you can earn 3.5 CE credits and get the benefits of expert training without even leaving home.
Dr. Anthony Feck will lead students through this curriculum, which covers the following objectives:
- Review of sedative medications(89, 115)
- How to select drugs beyond Valium®
- Understand pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics(66, 125, 133) of sedative medications
- Recognize adverse reactions and understand when to use reversal agents(93, 109, 163)
Who Should Take this Course?
The Science of Sedation course is an engaging refresher for doctors and team members who have already attended Oral Sedation Dentistry. We'll discuss how common oral sedation drugs work and the mechanics of their effect on the body.
This class provides a great pharmacology review that covers when and when not to use these medications. We'll also explore the advantages and disadvantages of oral administration and key factors every sedation dentist should know.
Register now to fulfill continuing education requirements and boost your understanding of oral sedation protocols.
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.
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!
This course requires previous attendance at Adult Oral Sedation Dentistry
Attendees will learn:
Review of sedative medications
when and when not to use these medications
the advantages and disadvantages of oral administration
key factors every sedation dentist should know.
How to select drugs beyond Valium®
Understand pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of sedative medications
Recognize adverse reactions and understand when to use reversal agents
Scientific support and additional resources are available here.
(AGD Code - Definition - Hours)
340 (Anesthesia/Sedation: Oral Sedation) - 3.5 hours
Total hours: 3.5 hours