Who is this course for?

Beginner IV sedation

This Course is for dentists new to intravenous sedation or those having completed less than 20 independent cases. 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

What do you get?

Beginner IV sedation

  • Fully IACSD accredited training in IV conscious sedation (and Oral sedation) by way of online videos, demos, lectures, quizzes and downloads

  • Accreditation of your chosen experienced mentor or provision of an experienced mentor as part of the DSC assessed mentor scheme - £250 fee

  • 14 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

  • Course handbook, Sedation folder and recommended textbook included

  • Full support and guidance on logbook completion, competency completion and case studies

  • Accredited Independent IV (and oral) sedation provider Certification

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

Course curriculum

See the course intro video above and browse the syllabus here

  • 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 Intravenous Sedation
    • History of sedation
  • 06
    Pharmacology
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    • Pharmacology 1
    • 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 Iv 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
    Medical Emergencies
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    • Intro to Medical Emergencies
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Medical Emergency quiz
  • 13
    Medico-legal and Ethics
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    • Medico-legal matters
    • Medico legal/Ethics quiz
  • 14
    Incorporating IV sedation into general dental practice
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    • Fees and Recovery
    • What you do next...
    • SSPS practice assessment
    • Directly observed clinical practice sheets
    • Logbook
    • Steps to take after the online learning
  • 15
    Mentored Clinical training
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    • Mentored Clinical Training
    • Logbook and DOPS sheets
  • 16
    Case studies
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    • Case studies
  • 17
    Competencies
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    • Competencies
  • 18
    Additional Resources for Download
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    • All Downloadable resources in one place
    • PDP template and PDP examples
  • 19
    A few final thoughts
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    • A few final thoughts
  • 20
    BONUS Inhalation Sedation Refresher - 3 hours vCPD
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  • 21
    Feedback
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    • Course Feedback

3 Steps to independent practice

  • Sign up and complete the accredited online didactic learning, online tasks, MCQs and practice assessment (14 hours verifiable CPD), you will receive your sedation pack in the post including your recommended textbook and USB

  • Complete and document 20 supervised cases in your practice; These will be supervised by an IACSD accredited mentor of your choosing or of our provision.

  • Final Review of Reflective case studies and required competencies/logbook, final online examination and Accredited Certification!

IV Sedation Course for Beginners

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