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You are invited to participate in Nitrous Oxide, (Oxygen) Conscious Sedation, an online course presented by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Continuing Dental Education. Via the Internet/World Wide Web (WWW), you may review this material in your office or home at your leisure; and receive continuing education credit at the same time!

Also, if you wish to be certified in Nitrous Oxide Administration following completion of this portion of the course, you may sign up to participate in the clinical/hands-on portion of the certification at our dental school for a fee in the amount of US $312.00. If you wish to apply for the clinical/hands-on portion (after you've completed the didactic portion) that leads to certification, phone us at (210) 567-3177.

Participation in the didactic portion of the course requires that you:
  • Register online with our secured server.
  • Pay a registration fee of US $247.50
  • Complete all reading assignments and submit quiz answers via Internet at the completion of each chapter. 100% passing is required to move from one chapter to the next. The quizzes will be graded and returned to you instantaneously

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive an electronic verification for 9 hours of didactic continuing dental education. Print this document and save the verification for your records.

Feel free to preview five(5) portions of the course material, designated below in the Table of Contents.

Table of Contents
  • About the author - Dr. Ronald King
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Biobehavior Aspects of Anxiety
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz I
  • III. History and Safety
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz II
  • IV. Purpose, Objectives, Advantages, and Disadvantages of Nitrous Oxide
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz III
  • V. Technique for Administering Nitrous Oxide Conscious Sedation
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz IV
  • VI. Equipment
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz V
  • VII. Physiology and Pharmacology of Nitrous Oxide
  • VIII. The Effects of Nitrous Oxide Concentration
  • IX. Planes of Analgesia Related to Stages
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz VIII
  • X. Patient Monitoring
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz IX
  • XI. Indications and Contraindications for the Use of Nitrous Oxide
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz X
  • XII. Complications that May Be Encountered With Nitrous Oxide Conscious Sedation
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz XI
  • XIII. Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz XII
  • XIV. Health Hazards and Protection from Exposure to Nitrous Oxide
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz XIII
  • XV. Nitrous Oxide and the Medically Compromised Patient
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz XIV
  • XVI. The Abuse and Social Use of Nitrous Oxide
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz XV
  • XVII. Hypnosis and Nitrous Oxide Conscious Sedation
    • Bibliography
    • Quiz XV

Last reviewed on: 08/31/2019

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