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Essentials of Nitrous Oxide Online

Essentials of Nitrous Oxide Online

Essentials of Nitrous Oxide Online

Dr Allan Schwartz DDS, CRNA
Dr Allan Schwartz DDS, CRNA
on behalf of Sedation Consult

$525.00 $ 525.00 $ 525.00

$525.00 $ 525.00 $ 525.00

$ 525.00 $ 525.00 $ 525.00
$ 525.00 $ 525.00 $ 525.00
Normal Price: $525.00 $525.00

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Launch date: 12 Feb 2018
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Last updated: 07 Mar 2018

Reference: 186973

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Description

Welcome to Anesthesia
First public display of anesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital on October 16, 1846.
Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. coined the term Anaesthesia: from the Greek word anaisthesia
meaning lack of sensation.
Anesthesia was originally going to be called Letheon from the River Lethe from Greek mythology.
People who drank from the River Lethe experienced complete forgetfulness.

Objectives

Understand The History of Nitrous Oxide
On completion of this course, the learner will gain further understanding of:
- Pain and anxiety
- Indications for N2O/O2 in Dentistry
- Relative and absolute contraindication for N2O in Dentistry
- Alternatives to N2O in Dentistry
Understand The Physical and Chemical Properties of N2O
On completion of this course, the learner will gain further understanding of:
- What is N2O
- How is it made
- Chemical structure
- Physical properties of N2O gas – blue tanks
- Flammability
- Blood/Gas solubility
- Lipid solubility
- Environmental effects
- Uses
Understand The Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of N2O
On completion of this course, the learner will gain further understanding of:
- Pharmacokinetics of N2O – absorption, distribution, metabolism,excretion - Diffusion hypoxia
- Pharmacodynamics of N2O – What is N2O effect on the Brain?
- MAC
- Least Potent General Anesthetic
- Maximum Recommended Dose (MRD)
Understand Anesthetic Concepts of N2O
On completion of this course, the learner will gain further understanding of:
- Health history
- Physician consultation
- Dental Diagnosis; Anesthesia Treatment Plan; Psychological Diagnosis
- Informed consent – Treatment consent; N2O consent
- Day-Of Preoperative Assessment
- NPO Status
- Physical examination
- ASA physical status
- Lung and Heart Auscultation
- Airway exam
- Continuum of Sedation
- Guedel’s Stages of Anesthesia
- Routes of administration
- Anatomy
- The Physiology of Respiration
- Effects on respiration
- Occupational hazards; Abuse; Heart Disease; Liver disease; Kidney disease; Lung disease; Pregnancy/Fertility; Neurological damage; Anemia/DNA/Myelin; Gastrointestinal; Sexual awareness
Understand The Delivery of N2O/O2 to Patients
On completion of this course, the learner will gain further understanding of:
- N2O systems
- N2O equipment
- N2O supplies
- The operatory
- Infection control
- Monitoring the patient’s vital signs
- Charting; permanent records
- Use with local anesthetic/Co-anesthetic agents
- Reversal of N2O
- Overdose of N2O
- Patient recovery and discharge
Understand The Safety Issues of N2O/O2
On completion of this course, the learner will gain further understanding of:
- Inclement weather
- Shut off
- Dosimeter badges
- Types of tanks
- Loss of tank pressure – N2O and O2
- Full or empty?
- Installing tanks
- Storage of tanks; Safety
- Alarms
- Daily/monthly/yearly checks
Understand Legal Issues Regarding the Use of N2O
On completion of this course, the learner will gain further understanding of:
- Dental Licensure Rules and the Use of N2O
- N2O Dental Board Permit Application
- Who can administer and monitor N2O
Dr Allan Schwartz DDS, CRNA

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Dr Allan Schwartz DDS, CRNA
on behalf of Sedation Consult

With clinical practice in both general dentistry, and Nurse Anesthesia, our courses will capture your interest and provide you interesting materials and current concepts in dental sedation and anesthesia.

Current Accreditations

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

  • American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program ( ADA CERP)
  • 9.00 Credits

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