This online course is worth 1 CE.
While tobacco use has decreased over the years, nicotine remains an addictive drug with a greater effect on the central nervous system (CNS) than caffeine, cocaine, or amphetamines. As a dental professional providing oral sedation to nicotine users – whether smoking, vaping or dipping – it’s important to evaluate the usage and frequency to ensure a safe and comfortable experience for the patient.
Dr. Anthony Feck will share the assessment tools, risk, and treatment, based on the individual patient’s nicotine use. You’ll learn that the intensity of nicotine cravings can be more powerful than the sedation medications being administered, and how to instruct the patient accordingly on their use prior to treatment.
• Learn the Feck Sedation/Nicotine Formula for sedation protocols.
• Determine the time relationship between CNS stimulation and withdrawal symptoms.
• Review the differences and nicotine levels between tobacco and e-cigarettes.
• Learn the supplemental oxygen levels based on baseline O2 saturation.
• Identify the optimal length of appointment for nicotine users.
Purchase of this course grants access for one year and requires an internet connection, a computer with video and audio capabilities, and in some cases, Adobe Reader to view handouts and articles.
Register today to reserve your spot in this valuable online course.
Watch the video and complete the quiz to earn one CE credit.
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(AGD Code - Definition - Hours)
340 Anesthesia and Pain Management – 1.0 hour
Total hours: 1 hour
Original release date: 12/16/2020
DOCS online courses are available to the purchaser for one year from date of purchase.
No refund of course tuition is available.