Courses

Courses

 While medical emergencies are relatively rare in dentistry, statistics show that you will experience two or more incidents in your practice throughout your career. Therefore, being able to respond to such emergencies with knowledge and confidence is an essential skill for every dental professional. This licensure renewal training will be presented by two esteemed DOCS faculty members: Dr. Steve Yun, a board-certified M.D. and Dental Anesthesiologist in Southern California, and Dr. Jerry Wellbrock, a seasoned clinician with over 30 years of experience. It is worth 3 CE. 

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Neuromuscular-blocking drugs prohibit transmission of a neural signal at the neuromuscular junction, causing paralysis of the affected skeletal muscles. During this course, Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA reviews the anatomy of the neuromuscular junction and the mechanism of skeletal muscle activation (Train of Four or "TOF") for muscle movement. Dr. Schwartz also discusses steps for the use and monitoring of a neuromuscular paralytic (Succinylcholine) for the treatment of laryngospasm. It is worth 1.5 CE.

1.5 CE hours

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Adolescents represent a rapidly expanding demographic yet profoundly underserved dental population. Learn to offer sedation care to those aged 13 to 18 with this course, which stresses the unique physiological and psychological needs of teenagers. This course is taught by a leading pediatric dentist who uses a lecture and discussion format.

7 CE hours

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Oral sedation offers hope to the anxious, fearful, and phobic patient. It’s safe for most patients and rewards provider dentists with a host of benefits. But it requires careful, knowledgeable patient care. Join Dr. Anthony Feck, DMD, for an informative course on an important component of your sedation practice: Monitoring Oral Sedation Dentistry Vital Statistics. This course is worth 1 CE.

1 CE hour

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Sedation dentistry methodology and protocols for children are very different than for adults. Therefore, sedation management depends on a thorough appreciation and understanding of the anatomical, physiologic, and pharmacologic differences between the varying ages and rates of growth. This one hour CE course focuses on the anatomy and physiology of children 6 years to puberty, tracing the journey of Midazolam and how it affects different parts of the body.

1 CE hour

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This 8 hour CE course is delivered by John Dovgan, DDS, State Board investigator, and expert witness. How do dentists providing sedation services avoid malpractice claims? Two things. First, they educate themselves on the nuances and peculiarities of anesthetics. Second, they avoid common, but entirely preventable, mistakes. In this course, Dr. Dovgan, DDS explains how malpractice claims are processed. He also shows what to do to ensure one is not filed against you.

8 CE hours

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While medical emergencies are relatively rare, every dental office will eventually encounter at least one medical emergency. Responding to such emergencies with the appropriate and rational use of medications is therefore an essential skill for every dental provider. It will focus on the proper use and rationale of emergency medications that should be available in every dental office. Presented by Dr. Steve Yun, M.D. It is worth 2 CE.

2 CE hours

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