This presentation will begin with a review of the continuum for various levels of procedural sedation used in the pediatric dental office setting. The focus will shift to identifying qualified candidates for each modality in an ambulatory setting with an emphasis on patient assessment and preparation. Considered techniques will include nitrous oxide, oral conscious sedation, intramuscular moderate sedation, intravascular moderate sedation, and deep sedation/ general anesthesia. A review of post-procedural patient management and discharge criteria will also be discussed. The information will then be reinforced using actual clinical scenarios, including the opportunity for attendee participation and questions.
- Appreciate the continuum of depth of sedation
- Comprehend the components of pre-operative patient assessment and overall preparation
- Compare and contrast procedural sedation options for the pediatric dental patient
- Identify indications and contraindications for each level of office-based sedation and general anesthesia
- Properly select suitable modalities of sedation for a given pediatric patient
- Discuss post-procedure cate and discharge criteria
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Of interest to Dentists, Students & Residents, Dental Auxiliaries and Office Staff
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Course Materials Features
- Lessons 1
- Topics 0
- Quizzes 1
- Students 59
- Certificate Yes
- Assignment No
- Category Sedation
- Lecture Length 86 minutes
- Original Release Date March 21, 2021
- Review Date March 21, 2021
- Expiration Date March 21, 2024