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1111 Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation: An Update (AGD 342)

1111 Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation: An Update (AGD 342)

1111 Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation: An Update (AGD 342)

Ann Brunick, RDH, MS
Ann Brunick, RDH, MS
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 11 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

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1111 Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation: An Update (AGD 342)
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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This course will teach about the desirable characteristics of nitrous oxide, indications and contraindications of N2O/O2 use, the facts and myths surrounding chronic exposure to nitrous oxide, the biological effects associated with high levels of the gas, and ways to assess and minimize trace gas contamination in an outpatient setting.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
Recognize characteristics of nitrous oxide that make it desirable to use for most patients.
Objective 2:
Evaluate indications and contraindications for the use of N2O/O2 sedation.
Objective 3:
Differentiate between the facts and myths surrounding chronic exposure to nitrous oxide.
Objective 4:
Explain what the NIOSH and ACGIH recommended exposure limits signify.
Objective 5:
Identify biologic effects associated with high levels and/or misuse of nitrous oxide.
Objective 6:
Describe methods for detecting and assessing levels of trace gas in an outpatient setting.
Objective 7:
List methods for minimizing trace levels of nitrous oxide in an outpatient setting.
Ann Brunick, RDH, MS

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Ann Brunick, RDH, MS
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Ann Brunick, RDH, MS, is Chairperson and Professor of the Department of Dental Hygiene at the University of South Dakota. She received an A.A. degree from the University of South Dakota, a B.S. degree from the University of Minnesota, and a master’s degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry. She has served on numerous committees at the local, regional and national levels, including the ADHA Institute for Oral Health Scholarship and Research Review Committees, the National Dental Hygiene Board Examination Construction Com- mittee, the International Federation of Dental Hygienists’ editorial board and the ADA Commission on Dental Ac- creditation as a site visitor. Ms. Brunick has published numerous articles and abstracts. Her most recent work is the third edition of a textbook entitled Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation that she co-authored with Dr. Morris Clark.

Morris S. Clark, DDS, FACD
Morris S. Clark, DDS, FACD, is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on the subject of nitrous oxide/ oxygen therapy. His is a graduate of the University of California School of Dentistry and completed his training in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at Columbia University. He is a Professor at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine and on the faculty of the medical school there as well. He has been President of the American Society for the Advancement of Anesthesia in Dentistry and the American Dental Society of Anesthesia for the states of Colorado, Arizona, Kansas, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico. Dr. Clark did the original clinical research on Versed (Midazolam) and Romazicon (Flumazenil), the antagonist for all the benzodiazepine class of drugs. He is on the Board of Directors for the American Dental Society of Anesthesia and a member of the American Dental Associa- tion Council on Scientific Affairs. He is co-author of the best-selling text Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation, published by Elsevier.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 342

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