Talk 1. Sedation - Patient assessment

Aims and Objectives:

The aim of this tutorial is to give you an outline of all the aspects of a full patient assessment for treatment under sedation whether it be IV or RA. You will learn the outline and structure of a sedation specific patient assessment as well as how the different bodily systems/problems affect the quality or effectiveness of sedation.

Talk 2. Sedation - Blood Pressure Monitoring

Aims and Objectives:

The aim of this tutorial is to provide the theory of why and how we take and record a patients blood pressure as well as how we manage high or low blood pressure in reality. The second aim is to show you how to take a blood pressure reading with an electronic blood pressure monitor. Following this tutorial, you should be able to take an electronic blood pressure measurement for a patient and understand why and how it is useful.

Talk 3. Pharmacology of inhalational sedation

Aims and Objectives:

To learn how the drugs used for inhalation sedation work and why they work in this way. You will also learn how this relates to useful conscious sedation. It is important to understand the fundamentals of how the different drugs act on the human body to not only achieve adequate sedation but to direct your response in case of emergency.

Talk 4. Pharmacology of IV and Oral Sedation

Aims and Objectives:

To learn how the drugs used for IV and Oral sedation work and why they work in this way. You will also learn how this relates to useful conscious sedation. It is important to understand the fundamentals of how the different drugs act on the human body to not only achieve adequate sedation but to direct your response in case of emergency.

Talk 5. Sedation. Training Guidelines in Conscious Sedation

Aims and Objectives:

To introduce you to the most current in use UK dental sedation guidelines, by the end of this tutorial you should know what the latest sedation guidelines are and who wrote them. What training is required for the different sedation techniques and for all dental team members involved and the answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding sedation training.

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