Friday, October 27, 2017 - Saturday, October 28, 2017
Dental Assistant Sedation Course: Your Role in the Safe Sedation of Children
All Day Event
This course is specially designed for the pediatric dental team to increase their knowledge and understanding of office preparation and medical emergencies that may occur during a sedation visit.
Who Should Attend
Those on the dental team involved with the sedation of children in their office.
October 27-28, 2017
Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
910 Broadway Circle
San Diego, CA 92101
By September 27, 2017 After September 27, 2017
Dental Assistant/Office Staff $440 $540
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This course is specially designed for the pediatric dental team to increase their knowledge and understanding of office preparation and medical emergencies that may occur during a sedation visit. A review of the pharmacology and clinical application of oral sedation and the use of nitrous oxide/oxygen will be included. Participants will learn how to organize and prepare the office for an organized response to a medical emergency and the important role of the dental assistant in the dental team. There will be hands-on experiences geared toward the dental assistant where they rotate through multiple stations including emergency airway rescue techniques, monitoring, basic life support, and the appropriate use of restraining devices.
NEW: This four-hour workshop on Saturday morning is designed for a hands-on experience for the dental assistant. Participants will rotate through multiple stations including emergency airway rescue techniques, monitoring, basic life support, and the appropriate use of restraining devices.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should have a better understanding of the:
•The continuum of sedatives and anesthesia
•The anatomical, physiological and pharmacological issues specific to the pediatric patient
•Anatomical and pharmacological aspects of local anesthesia
•The different types of oral sedatives and the use of nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation
•What types of emergency drugs and equipment are available and their uses
•How to prepare the pediatric dental office for an organized response to a medical emergency
•Diagnosing and assisting in the management of sedative/medical emergencies
•The American Academy of Pediatrics and the AAPD joint guidelines of monitoring and management of pediatric patients during and after sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Speakers and Schedule
Stephen Wilson, D.M.D., M.A., Ph.D
Sarat Thikkurissy, D.D.S., M.S.
Alan Milnes, D.D.S, M.S.
Cara Riley, D.M.D
Friday, October 27, 2017
7:30-8:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-9:15 The Spectrum of Pain and Anxiety in Dentistry
The Pediatric Patient
Anatomical and Physiological Considerations
9:15-10:00 Oral Sedatives
10:15-11:00 Local Anesthesia
11:00-11:30 Monitoring and Record Keeping
11:30-12:00 Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen
1:00-2:00 Medical History and Review of Systems
2:00-3:00 Diagnoses and Management of Sedative Complications
3:15-4:15 Preparing the Office and Team Approach
4:15-4:30 Protective Stabilization
4:30-4:45 The AAP/AAPD Guidelines
4:45-5:00 Wrap Up
Saturday, October 28, 2017
7:30-8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:45 Film Clips & Final Questions
8:45-9:00 Break and Convene in Breakouts
9:00-11:30 Group Teaching Stations: Rotate every 45 minutes
Station I: LMA/ET Intubation
Station II: Papoose Board/Monitoring Considerations
Station III: OPA/NPT/BVM
AAPD designates this activity for 11 continuing education credits.
Hotel and Travel
Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
910 Broadway Circle
San Diego, California 92101
$209 single/double occupancy
Reservations can be made by calling the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel directly at 415.397.7000. Be sure to mention the AAPD in order to get our special room rate, and be sure to ask about any early departure and cancellation fees.
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Room rates listed do not include applicable room tax, currently 12.77 percent.
To take advantage of our discounted AAPD room rate, make your reservation no later than September 27, 2017. Please note that our discounted rate may sell our prior to this date.
Please contact Direct Travel, AAPD's official travel provider at (800) 840-0908 or you can e-mail directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. As always, to obtain the lowest available fares, early booking is recommended.
Deadline for early registration is September 27, 2017. Space is limited, with registrations being accepted on a space-available basis. Please note that space may fill up prior to the early cut-off date. After September 27, 2017, please contact the Meetings Department at the AAPD headquarters office at (312) 337-2169 to verify availability of onsite and faxed registration.
||By September 27, 2017
||After September 27, 2017
|Dental Assistant/Office Staff
Fax completed Registration Form to number below
Full refunds for registration minus a $150 cancellation fee will be given only if written notice of cancellation is received 30 days prior to the course. For one-day courses, the cancellation fee will be $75 with the same rules applying. A 50 percent refund will be given if written notice is received up to two weeks prior to the course. No refunds will be given within one week prior to the course. No refunds will be given for no-shows.
Notice of cancellation can be made online or in writing and sent as follows:
Mail: AAPD Meetings Department
211 East Chicago Ave, Ste. 1600
Chicago, IL 60611
Fax: (312) 337-6329
The meeting sponsors are not responsible for travel expenses or penalties under any circumstances.
For further information, please contact the AAPD Meetings Department at (312) 337-2169.
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