Who is this course for?

Conscious Sedation

This Course is for Hygienists and Therapists new to Conscious Sedation or those requiring a fully accredited conscious sedation course. It is now mandatory for all practitioners new to conscious sedation to undertake an IACSD accredited course followed by a period of mentored cases to gain certification. This course is fully IACSD accredited and covers all your requirements to lead to independent practice for new sedation practitioners. As Hygienists and Therapists you can administer inhalation sedation for your own patients and it is an ideal solution for the treatments you carry out on your anxious patients. You cannot administer Intravenous Sedation but you should understand the theory behind it which is covered in full on this course also.

What do you get?

Complete conscious sedation

  • Fully IACSD accredited and GDC recognised training in Conscious Sedation by way of online videos, demos, lectures, quizzes and downloads

  • Mentor/Supervisor Accreditation via the Royal College Of Surgeons

  • 24 hours vCPD for the online training plus a potential 7 hours vCPD per day for the mentoring aspect.

  • Half price access and certification for one dental nurse for every dentist or DCP signing up to the course

  • Branded resources USB, Sedation folder and recommended textbook included

  • Full support and guidance on logbook completion, competency completion and case studies as well as daily support from sedation diploma practitioners throughout

  • Accredited Independent Inhalation sedation provider Certification following a period of mentored practice

  • Access to all resources for 12 months and full support throughout

Course curriculum

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  • 01
    Introduction to the course and training requirements
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  • 02
    Physiology 1 - Cardiovascular
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    • Cardiovascular Physiology
    • Cardiovascular Physiology
    • Cardiovascular quiz
  • 03
    Physiology 2 - Respiratory
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    • Respiratory Physiology
    • Respiratory Physiology
    • Respiratory quiz
  • 04
    Anxiety and Behaviour management
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    • Fear, Anxiety and Behavioural management
    • Fear, anxiety and behavioural management
    • Fear and Anxiety
  • 05
    History of Intravenous sedation in dentistry
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    • History of Sedation
    • The History of Sedation
    • History of sedation
  • 06
    Pharmacology IV
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    • Pharmacology 1 - IV Sedation
    • Pharmacology
    • Pharmacology
  • 07
    Patient assessment
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    • Patient Assessment
    • Patient Assessment
    • Patient assessment quiz
  • 08
    Intravenous sedation intro
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    • Introduction to Intravenous sedation
    • Intro to intravenous sedation in practice
  • 09
    Cannulation and Administration
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    • Cannulation and Administration of Midazolam
    • Cannulation/Administration
    • Cannulation video zoomed in
  • 10
    Monitoring and recording
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  • 11
    Complications and Emergencies
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    • Complications and Emergencies
    • Complications and Emergencies
    • Complications and Emergencies
  • 12
    Inhalation Sedation (RA)
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    • Inhalation Sedation Intro
    • Inhalation sedation Introduction and Procedure
    • Inhalation sedation procedure quiz
    • Inhalation Sedation equipment and scavenging
    • Inhalation Sedation Machine - Safety Checks
    • Inhalation Sedation Equipment quiz
    • Inhalation Sedation - Pharmacology
    • Inhalation Sedation Pharmacology quiz
    • Scavenging - In a little more detail:
    • Available Flowmeters and Stands
    • Servicing Requirements for Inhalation Sedation Equipment
    • Scavenging
  • 13
    Inhalation Sedation 2
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    • Inhalation Sedation and Specific Medical Needs
    • Inhalation Sedation Health and Safety
    • Inhalation Sedation Health and Safety
    • Use and Management of Gas Cylinders
    • Use and Management of Gas cylinders
    • Digital and Manual Piped/standalone Checklists
    • RA Medical Reference brochures
    • Manuals and User instructions for flowmeters and breathing/scavenging systems
  • 14
    Medical Emergencies and ILS
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    • Intro to Medical Emergencies
    • ILS Immediate Life Support
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Medical Emergency quiz
  • 15
    Medico-legal and Ethics
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    • Medico-legal matters
    • Medico legal/Ethics quiz
  • 16
    Incorporating Conscious sedation into general dental practice
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    • Fees and Recovery - IV SEDATION
    • Fees and Recovery - INHALATION SEDATION
    • What you do next...
    • SSPS practice assessment
    • Steps to take after the online learning
    • Directly observed clinical practice sheets
    • Logbook
    • SSPS assessment submission
  • 17
    Mentored Clinical training
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    • Mentored Clinical Training
    • Logbook and DOPS sheets
    • Logbook Submission
    • DOPS Sheets submission
  • 18
    Case studies
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    • Case studies
    • Case Studies Submission
  • 19
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    • Competencies to Complete
    • Competency submission
  • 20
    Additional Resources for Download
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    • All Downloadable resources
    • PDP template and PDP examples
  • 21
    A few final thoughts
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    • A few final thoughts
  • 22
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    • Course Feedback

4 Steps to independent practice

as easy as 1,2,3.....4

  • Enrol and complete the accredited online didactic learning, online tasks, MCQs and practice assessment (24 hours verifiable CPD), you will receive your sedation pack in the post including your recommended textbook and USB

  • Complete and document 10 mentored Inhalation sedation cases in your practice; These will be supervised by an IACSD accredited mentor of your choosing or of our provision.

  • Complete all required Competencies and 2 x Case Studies

  • Final Review of Reflective case studies and required competencies/logbook and assessments followed by Accredited Certification!

Supervised Practical Cases

Essential Mentored Practice

  • As part of this course for new starters you are required to complete a minimum of 10 mentored Inhalation Sedation cases in your own practice; there are two options for achieving this....

  • 1. Apply for full package below; this includes a full 2 days supervised practice at your own practice by one of our sedation diploma mentors as well as full assistance in setting up your ordered or current equipment, advice and guidance on maintaining equipment and all the legal and essential aspects of equipment management and care. Essentially everything you need to get going besides ordering the equipment itself.

  • 2. Apply for your own experienced sedation mentor to be approved via the royal college of surgeons to mentor your cases. Your mentor must have completed and have evidence of completion of a postgraduate conscious sedation course as well as evidenced maintenance of CPD. You will need to contact us for an application form for this but the fees associated with it are included in the £699 fee below so there are no additional fees. PLEASE CHECK YOUR SUPERVISOR is suitable with us before purchasing if you are planning on using this route to practice.

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