Elements of Moderate Sedation

Faculty: O. Ross Beirne
Year: 4
Quarters: Autumn
Type: Open, by permission of the instructor only.  This lecture course serves as the pre-requisite for clinical elective OS 550 C
Day: Thursdays; five lectures to be held December through January
Limit: 10
Time: 2:00 – 5:50 PM
Credits: 2
Independent Study: No
Sign-up Deadline: First day of Autumn Quarter
Contact Person: O. Ross Beirne

Course Description

*PLEASE NOTE: Course meets for 5 sessions beginning in late Autumn, running from December through January.

Theory, techniques for rendering moderate and IV moderate sedation. Airway management, pharmacology, physiology, pharmacokinetics of common sedative agents, their usual applications, special considerations, emergency prevention, recognition and management.. Emphasis on monitoring, proper record keeping, legal issues. Prerequisite for undergraduate students to OS 550C, Clinical Sedation Elective.

*last updated: 9/04/12

Learningware site last updated: November 2011

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