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In affiliation with Idaho State University and Meharry Medical College, DOCS Education is excited to offer this unique and time-saving IV Sedation course for dentists. This course meets or exceeds the American Dental Association's Guidelines for the Use of Sedation and General Anesthesia by Dentists. It includes 60 hours of didactic instruction (home-study and live), plus a minimum of 20 live patient experiences required by the ADA guidelines and most state dental boards. Upon completion of this innovative program, you’ll have the knowledge, clinical skills, and permit qualifications to properly select and safely administer effective parenteral (IV) and enteral (oral) minimal and moderate sedation in an outpatient dental setting.  

This IV sedation certification program includes 60 CE hours of didactic instruction (home-study and live), plus a minimum of 20 live patient experiences. (90 total CE hours)

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Atlanta, GA August 19, 2022

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This course is ideal for general dentists and specialists who administer IV medication, with or without oral sedatives. Practitioners in need of IV sedation recertification or permit maintenance can efficiently update their IV sedation skills and increase the number of protocols in their arsenal. Increase your knowledge with new science and real-life applications in one day.

Total CE hours: 15.

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Refresh your IV sedation training in your own office. DOCS Education's in-office training provides you with tailored instruction specific to your practice and your office. IV sedation is an effective, predictable and flexible mode of sedation that expands the number of medications you can use to make your patients more comfortable. You and your team will learn about novel agents, key drugs, equipment, emergency measures and other methods to assure patient safety and satisfaction. The course is taught by a board-certified anesthesiologist with 30 years of clinical experience and is offered in 1- or 2-day formats.

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Learning how to identify whether a patient is a good candidate for oral sedation dentistry is one of the most basic and important steps in practicing safe and effective oral sedation. This course 2-hour CE course will help you build confidence in your patient assessment abilities.

2 CE hours

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Interested in learning if IV Sedation, with or without oral sedation, would be a good fit for your practice?  This powerful Introduction to IV Sedation will provide you an understanding of why IV is a modality worth considering on behalf of your patients.

Introduction to IV Sedation course covers the basics of choosing the IV route of administration.

1 CE hour

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At present, few dentists use a cardiac monitor when administering IV sedation. The reason? Discomfort—dentist discomfort! Many dentists lack confidence in their ability to read an EKG or interpret a heart rhythm. It’s for this reason that Dr. Leslie Fang, in this one hour CE lecture, is teaching the proper use of an EKG as it pertains to sedation dentistry. In short, it’s not as complex as you might have thought and it’s too important to neglect.

1 CE hour

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The history of anesthesia in dentistry includes morbidity and mortality, and that has prompted dentists to seek alternatives to the usual modalities. The profession looks for shorter-acting agents, reversal drugs, monitoring, and other means to minimize poor outcomes. Dr. Anthony Feck will explain the challenges to historical recording, defining, and claim submission.

0.5 CE hour

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