Courses

Courses

The relief of pain is among the primary goals of any health practitioner. Along with the inventions of modern forms of pain relief have come a renewed attention and appreciation for established ones, for example, nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation. This odorless and colorless gas was first used in dentistry in the mid-1800s. As taught by the Dean of DOCS Education’s faculty, Anthony Feck, DMD in this one hour CE lecture, you’ll gain an overview in “Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation for Adults and Children” of why this tool remains a mainstay of dental and medical practice.

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Nitrous Oxide is the safest anesthetic that you can administer to a patient. This odorless and colorless gas has been used in dentistry since the mid-1800s. This one CE credit hour online presentation led by DOCS Education's Dean of Faculty, Dr. Anthony S. Feck will delve into the fundamentals of providing safe and comfortable dental care to patients using nitrous oxide.

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Under the Indiana State Board of Regulation, dental assistants and hygienists with one year of dental office experience can now administer nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation with training, experience, and course completion. This course will teach qualified DA/DH the techniques of N2O administration, enabling them to maximize patient comfort and increase the practice’s productivity. It includes 3 hours of online didactic education and instructions for acquiring 2 hours of hands-on training under the supervision of a licensed dentist; no travel is required. This program complies with the Indiana State Board of Dentistry regulation (IC 25-13-1-10.7) and is offered through an affiliation with the AEGD Program in the Department of Dental Science, a CODA-accredited program, at Idaho State University.

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Nitrous oxide (N2O) is the most common inhalation anesthetic used in dentistry and has been administered safely in dental offices since the mid-1800s. This course acts as a comprehensive look at N2O Administration and covers the knowledge necessary to delivery safe and effective sedation to your adult and pediatric patients. It is worth 1 CE.

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Learn how nitrous oxide can be reincorporated into your daily practice to offer relief to anxious patients, and how to safely utilize this treatment while protecting your health and the health of patients and staff. Dr. Carol Wilson will offer tips to increase nitrous oxide success in your office, unravel myths, and deliver practical facts that will make any provider more confident in offering this simple form of mild sedation to the anxious dental patient. This course is worth 1.5 CE.

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Nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation is among the oldest and safest pain control measures in dentistry. Explore what we know about the pharmacology of nitrous and how it functions in this insightful presentation led by DOCS Education's Dean of Faculty Dr. Anthony S. Feck.

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Nitrous oxide is a widely used sedative agent in dentistry. Yet, if asked, many dentists do not know the details behind the manufacture and distribution of this gas. As Dr. Anthony Feck explains, if you are going to minister this gas to your patients, you should have a basic understanding of how it is fabricated, how it is stored, and how it is distributed to your office for use. 

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