Our patients and their families expect that we will be able to care for them safely. Unfortunately, suboptimal administration of anesthetic and sedative agents is the leading cause of death in dentistry. It is important for the dental team to mount an effective response to the emergencies that may occur as a result of sedation. This course will focus on preparing the dental office team for the management of sedation emergencies along with a discussion concerning prevention and early recognition of deleterious trends during all phases of phases of pediatric sedation.
- Able to ensure that the office has the appropriate equipment and medications necessary to manage sedation emergencies
- Understand that intended level of sedation and actual level of sedation may differ
- Understand the importance of an effective team response to a sedation emergency
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Of interest to Dentists, Students & Residents, Auxiliaries and Office Staff
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Original Continuing Education Certificates are subject to Dental Board of California audit and should be retained by the licentiate for a period of six years. Completion of these courses does not constitute authorization for the attendee to perform any services that he or she is not legally authorized to perform based on his or her license or permit type. This course meets the Dental Board of California’s requirements for above designated units of continuing education.
Course Materials Features
- Lessons 1
- Topics 0
- Quizzes 1
- Students 59
- Certificate Yes
- Assignment No
- Category Sedation
- Lecture Length 120 minutes
- Original Release Date March 21, 2021
- Review Date March 21, 2021
- Expiration Date March 21, 2024
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