DescriptionThis 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.
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
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.70 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
7.000 Contact Hours
7.000 Continuing Education for Dental Hygienists
This course has met the criteria of the North Carolina Dental Hygiene Academy of advanced Studies for 7.00 hours of continuing education credit.
7.000 ADA CERP
The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers are an ADA CERP recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP. VERIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE Speaker: Robert Hollowell, Jr., DDS, MS Educational Method: Lecture & Lab AGD Subject Code: 340- Anesthesia and Pain Management Verification Code: _______________ The North Carolina Area Health Education Center designates this activity for up to 7.0 hours of continuing education credits.