Courses

Courses
It is essential to understand the protocol and formulation of Midazolam is essential when treating pediatric sedation patients. Presented by Dr. Steve Yun, a board-certified anesthesiologist, and Dr. Roger Sanger, DDS, this course will discuss the history and formulation of midazolam, its advantages and disadvantages for pediatric patients, key elements to consider when selecting patients, and additional drugs that can be used safely in conjunction. It is worth 1.75 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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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 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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 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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