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CE Hours : 22.00
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Safe and Effective Sedation for the Pediatric Dental Patient is organized by American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and will be held during Mar 08 - 10, 2018 at Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Any dentist who sedates children in their office. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22 CE Hours.

Course Description :
This course features the recognized leaders in the field, both in dental anesthesia as well as pediatric dentistry. You’ll find didactic lectures, case studies, film clip sessions, panel discussions and hands-on breakouts with personalized attention. There will be dedicated forums to ask questions and talk about specific issues with course faculty, discuss techniques for effective communication with the patient and parent to address unusually challenging and complex situations. This course will offer opportunities to gain hands-on experience while learning airway techniques to rescue patients and will include breakout sessions with manikin practice with face masks, ambu bags and the insertion of nasal and oral airways; all in a personalized setting with real equipment and monitors.

This course is intended for pediatric dentists who have had training in sedation techniques in their graduate or residency programs. This course is consistent with the ADA’s Guidelines on Teaching Pain Control and Sedation to Dentists and Dental Students in a Continuing Education Program. The level of this course, according to the ADA’s Guidelines, Part II, Definitions, Education Courses, is that of a survey course and does not offer direct, clinical patient management.

Course Objectives :
Upon completion of this course, the participant should have a better understanding of the :
• The pediatric anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, cardiovascular and central nervous system related to sedation
• Commonly observed pharmacological effects of sedative agents used in pediatric sedations
• The appropriate physical assessment of the pediatric patient including risk assessment
• How to choose appropriate sedative(s) for the individual pediatric patient based on behavior, temperament and dental needs
• The appropriate monitoring equipment
• Guidelines associated with the sedation of pediatric patients
• The principles of protocol in enhancing patient safety during oral sedation
• Intra-operative room and restorative preparation associated with sedation visits
• The principles associated with patient and family management during sedation visits
• The use of nitrous oxide when used in combination with other sedative agents for use in pediatric patients
• Advantages and disadvantages of sedation and consider alternatives
• Complications associated with sedation of the pediatric patient
• Discuss the prevention, recognition and management of these complications
• Discuss the pharmacological effects of combined drug therapy, their implications and management

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.


Sarat Thikkurissy
Sarat Thikkurissy

Pediatric Dentistry

Stephen Wilson
Stephen Wilson

Pediatric Dentistry

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Contact No. (312) 337-2169

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Venue Address

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile
633 N St Clair St
Chicago, Illinois, United States Of America

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Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile,

633 North Saint Clair Street,

Chicago, Illinois, United States of America 60611,

+1 312-787-1234

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