18DE004 - Nitrous Oxide Sedation Monitoring

Dec 9, 2017 Closed Dentistry

18DE004 - Nitrous Oxide Sedation Monitoring


This lecture/lab is designed to fulfill the NC State Board of Dental Examiner's educational requirement for dental hygienists and dental assistants to monitor N20/O2. Completion of this course will certify dental auxiliary staff to monitor patients receiving nitrous oxide sedation and will serve as a refresher for dentists. Demonstration lab at the MAHEC Dental Health Center is included in the course day.

Target Audience

Dentists, Dental Assistants & Dental Hygienists


  • Recall the history and characteristics of Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Discuss the pharmacology and respiratory physiology of Nitrous Oxide, including the uptake and distribution of gases
  • Identify indications, contraindications and complications of inhalation analgesia
  • Describe the characteristics of the Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen delivery system
  • Distinguish the states of anesthesia and phases of State I Anesthesia


18DE004 - Nitrous Oxide Sedation Monitoring
12/9 8:30 AM–4:45 PM


.700 CEU

7.000 Contact Hours

7.000 Continuing Education for Dental Hygienists

7.000 ADA CERP


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