PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Clinical experience is not required because dental assistants and hygienists cannot legally administer nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia. 

NITROUS

This course is designed to provide Dental Auxiliary (DAI, DAII or RDH ) with the background knowledge necessary for monitoring nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia.

  • Physiologic and Pharmacologic Effects of Anesthesia
  • Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
  • Analgesia vs. Anesthesia
  • Indications and Contraindications
  • Clinical Manifestations of Analgesia/Anesthesia
  • Equipment (Armamentarium) Used in the Administration of Nitrous Oxide
  • Pre-anesthetic Preparation
  • Techniques for Administration
  • Legal Considerations and Chart Entries
  • Occupational Exposure
  • State Regulations

The course is intended to involve seven hours of lecture. A comprehensive final examination is administered to the student who completes this course. A 75% score is required on the written final examination in order to obtain certification. Clinical experience is not required because dental assistants and hygienists cannot legally administer nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia. 

PRICE: $265.00

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