Sedation Management of Pediatric Patients (Satisfies TSBDE RULE §110.17)
This hybrid continuing educational program consists of both on-line (10hrs) and class room didactics (5hrs) along with a strong hands on clinical component utilizing high fidelity manikins to simulate 15 cases (5hrs). Enrollees will observe 7 pre-recorded cases on sedation of pediatric patients and complete 8 hands-on sedation cases of pediatric patients as the primary sedation provider. All of the cases (15) will be performed and documented under the on-site instruction and direct supervision of a dentist anesthesiologist authorized to administer sedation/anesthesia to pediatric patients.
**You will be automatically enrolled in the online modules upon registration. Online modules may be completed at your own pace and convenience.
Pre-anesthetic patient assessment, physical evaluation, physiology and anatomy of pediatric patients, pharmacology of sedative agents, appropriate pediatric sedation/anesthetic techniques, intra-operative monitoring, perioperative complications, records keeping along with proper recovery and discharge of pediatric patients defined as younger than 13 years of age.
Pediatric Sedation Management Course Outline:
Pre-anesthetic assessment & evaluation of pediatric patients
Physical evaluation & medical history of pediatric patients
Pediatric anatomical & physiological differences compared to adults
Pediatric respiratory and airway considerations
Pediatric airway management
Pharmacology of sedative & adjunct agents
Pediatric Sedation techniques
Sedation management of pediatric patients
Peri-operative sedation complications & management
Emergency management of pediatric patients
Informed consent, monitoring, records, recovery and discharge criteria