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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 1.5 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.

1.5 CE hour

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What does a dentist need to provide minimal sedation safely? At first glance, not much: a proper reading of the state board requirements, basic training, and a pulse oximeter. True patient care, though, requires planning, observation, and clear judgment. In this two hours of CE course, Dr. Anthony Feck teaches you how to keep patients comfortable using minimal sedation protocols.

2 CE hours

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As dental schools teach less and less oral surgery, general dentists need it more and more. In this information-packed course, Dr. Karl Koerner will present ways to do surgery better and faster. How can you begin to offer more “surgical extractions” and other minor dentoalveolar procedures to your patients who need it and want YOU to do it? He will help you address those needs now, and for the long term, he shares a plan to become more competent and confident. Oral sedation is an important part of this. It is worth 2 CE.
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Learn how to determine the medication and calculate the correct dosage for pediatric dental patients. Presented by renowned pediatric dentist, Dr. Roger Sanger, DDS, MS, he will share his proven formula for determining safe dosages for single and two-dose protocols, as well as demonstrate how several actual patient cases were handled accordingly. You’ll learn what the best drug is for no memory, non-opioid treatment, which supplemental drugs to consider, and how to evaluate both patient and parent for pediatric sedation dentistry. This course is worth .5 CE hours.
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This course consists of 9 modules. You’ll earn 16 CE credits upon completion.
Medical emergencies can and do happen in the dental environment. Approximately 75% of these can be prevented through physical evaluation of the prospective dental patient, using a systematic review of the patient’s medical history and recording of vital signs.
In addition to prevention and preparation, Dr. Stanley Malamed will cover the P-C-A-B-D protocol for medical emergencies in the dentist's office and address the most common occurring incidents, including respiratory distress, altered consciousness, drug allergy or overdose, chest pain, and cardiac arrest.

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This course consists of 3 modules. You’ll earn 8 CE credits upon completion.

Our primary obligation and ultimate reasonability are the timely delivery of quality diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic services, within the bounds of the clinical circumstances presented by patients. Consequently, it’s important to possess the knowledge and skills essential to determine the functional state of patients to undergo and respond to dental care.

8 CE credits

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