IACSD Accredited 3-day Training Courses in Inhalation Sedation Course director and provider : Dr. R.W.Charon BDS (Manc 1975) For Dentists, Dental Hygienists and Therapists, registered with the GDC or other non-UK regulator, permitting them to use Inhalation Sedation but excluding those registered with The Dental Council of Ireland. The resources provided and the reading list are an integral part of the course and will be discussed and may be tested. Educational Aims: For the above group of dental professionals including those new to Dental Inhalational Sedation or those wishing to re-train to understand the theoretical and practical aspects of Dental Inhalational Sedation with Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen and to achieve a certificate of competency allowing inhalation sedation to be undertaken without further need for supervision. Learning Objectives: By the end of this 3-day teaching module, you would be able to summarise, write short notes on or answer questions on the following: Definition of Conscious Sedation. IACSD Guidelines. Competency requirements. Responsibilities to the anxious, fearful or phobic patient. Pros and cons of referral. Medico-legal issues including informed consent and chaperoning. Differentiate Fear, Anxiety and Phobia for patient assessment A historical perspective of RA. A brief literature review with reference to the time-scale the subject has been published. The alternative strategies for dental fear, anxiety or phobia. Fitness for Sedation – ASA scale & Patient monitoring whilst sedated with RA. Compare requirements in Ireland and some European countries to the UK Review of basic gas laws of physics relating care and use of gas cylinders. Relevant Anatomy, physiology of respiration, Neuro-phyisiology and Neuropharamocology mode of action of nitrous oxide in the central nervous system The anaesthetic continuum How to react and proceed safely in the case of relative overdose Indications and contra-indications/ Pros and cons of RA and compare/contrast with the other standard dental sedation techniques.
Â Health and safety with reference to reducing atmospheric pollution using active scavenging and ventilation. Equipment options and set-up. Patient monitoring and recording requirements Describe the procedure, the time taken to sedate the patient and the time required for recovery. The roles of the sedationist and the dental nurse. Explain each step of the clinical procedure. Offer a brief description of marketing the service. Describe the benefits to the patient, the team and the practice and for practitioners to be able to integrate RA, as a routine, into your daily dental practice to the benefit of your patients and answer patients queries. The Candidate will be able to demonstrate safe and effective use of Inhalation Sedation in compliance with all aspects of IACSD requirements over 2 days of Work-Based Assessments for 10 patients, a mix of adults and children, requiring simple dental treatment lasting no more than 30 minutes. This includes all required clinical record-keeping, log and reflective audit entries. Learning Outcomes: At the end of this 3-day program of theory lectures, tutorials group discussions practical demonstrations and work-based assessments: Dental Specialists, GDPs and DCPs will be ready to undertake their own cases using Inhalation Sedation without direct supervision of an experienced mentor provided that they are assessed as competent to do so having successfully demonstrated a safe and effective technique, proper case assessment and being able to put into practice the above learning objectives, to be evaluated by a written formative assessment report and having completed a summative assessment test with a 70% pass mark. Registered Dental Nurses will be ready to go on to undertake clinical assisting of the performing practitioner having received appropriate training. This course will also be a good foundation for the full NEBDN Dental Sedation Nursing course and examination. Richard Charon BDS 2016ÂŠ
Accredited Inhalation Sedation Course to Dec 2018