Complete all reading assignments and submit quiz answers via Internet at the completion of each chapter. 100% passing is required to move from one chapter to the next. The quizzes will be graded and returned to you instantaneously
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive an electronic verification for 9 hours of didactic continuing dental education. Print this document and save the verification for your records.
Feel free to preview five(5) portions of the course material, designated below in the Table of Contents.
Table of Contents
You are invited to participate in Nitrous Oxide, (Oxygen) Conscious Sedation, an online course presented by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Continuing Dental Education. Via the Internet/World Wide Web (WWW), you may review this material in your office or home at your leisure; and receive continuing education credit at the same time!
Also, if you wish to be certified in Nitrous Oxide Administration following completion of this portion of the course, you may sign up to participate in the clinical/hands-on portion of the certification at our dental school for a fee in the amount of US $312.00. If you wish to apply for the clinical/hands-on portion (after you've completed the didactic portion) that leads to certification, CLICK HERE
Participation in the didactic portion of the course requires that you:
Biobehavior Aspects of Anxiety
History and Safety
Purpose, Objectives, Advantages, and Disadvantages of Nitrous Oxide
Technique for Administering Nitrous Oxide Conscious Sedation
Physiology and Pharmacology of Nitrous Oxide
The Effects of Nitrous Oxide Concentration
Planes of Analgesia Related to Stages
Indications and Contraindications for the Use of Nitrous Oxide
Complications that May Be Encountered With Nitrous Oxide Conscious Sedation
Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry
Health Hazards and Protection from Exposure to Nitrous Oxide
Nitrous Oxide and the Medically Compromised Patient
The Abuse and Social Use of Nitrous Oxide
Hypnosis and Nitrous Oxide Conscious Sedation