OS 661

Elements of Moderate Sedation – Selective

Course Director: O. Ross Beirne
Credits: 1
Quarter/Yr of Program: Autumn / 4

Course Overview

PLEASE NOTE: OS 656 Internal Medicine for Dentistry, is a prerequisite for this course. This course is a prerequisite for OS 672 Intravenous Sedation.

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. This course meets for 6 sessions, from October through December.