Courses

Courses

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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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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More emergencies happen in dental offices related to the administration of local anesthesia than those that accompany oral or IV sedation. In this course, Dr. Anthony Feck dives deep into the different types of local anesthetics and the drug interactions between local anesthetics, vasoconstrictors, and sedative drugs, giving you a comprehensive top-down look of what you must consider and account for in order to treat safely. This course is worth .5 CE.

1 CE hour

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Laryngospasm is a sudden laryngeal and glottic contracture that makes it difficult for a patient to speak or breathe. During this 90-minute presentation, Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA and Sedation Consultant, will thoroughly review the anatomy of the airway and the protective mechanisms the human body has in place to safeguard the airway. After a triggering episode, the vocal cords can strongly spasm, and can partially or completely close off any efforts of inspiration and expiration. This course is worth 1.5 CE.

1.5 CE hours

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How can a dentist treat children quickly and efficiently, particularly in the post-COVID era? Dr. Roger Sanger, DOCS Education's lead Pediatric Sedation Dentistry instructor, will discuss how “Pedonomics,” the dentist can apply “time economics” to pediatric care for increased profitability per unit of time. Even lower-fee-reimbursement care becomes profitable when utilizing time-tested tactics. This course is worth 2 CE.

2 CE hours

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According to statistics, during your dental career, you will experience two or more medical emergencies in your practice. During this 90-minute course, Dr. Jerry Wellbrock will discuss how to handle medical emergencies in your practice. He will share the techniques used to sustain the patient’s life, along with what it felt like to be in charge of a medical emergency coordinated with local EMS. This course is worth 1.5 CE.

1.5 CE hours

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