Clinical

Conscious Sedation in Dentistry for the Dental team (Course 4): Safe Sedation Practice and the Medically Compromised Patient

Contributes45 minutes to your CPD

£12.99

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Course Details:

This course takes a look at safe sedation practice and the medically compromised patient.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. 

If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.

Aims:

This course aims to provide learners with an overview of how to manage sedation-related complications and the medically compromised patient.

Objectives:

Learners will be able to:

  • Explain safe sedation practice.
  • Correctly identify the requirements for medical emergencies training.
  • Describe the role of each team member during a medical emergency.
  • Correctly identify the minimum requirements for emergency equipment and drugs.
  • Recognize the importance of airway management during a medical emergency.
  • Correctly identify two airways adjuncts.
  • Correctly recognize three masks that can be used during a medical emergency and the importance of supplemental oxygen.
  • Describe the management of sedation related complications.
  • Describe the management of eight medical conditions during the delivery of conscious sedation.

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • How to carry out safe sedation practice.
  • The requirements for medical emergencies training.
  • The role of each team member during a medical emergency.
  • The minimum requirements for emergency equipment and drugs.
  • The importance of airway management during a medical emergency.
  • The two different types of airway adjuncts.
  • The three different kinds of masks that can be used in a medical emergency.
  • How to manage a range of sedation-related complications.
  • How to handle eight medical conditions during the delivery of conscious sedation.