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I.V. Sedation Training for Dentists – Charlotte, NC

August 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Parenteral Sedation Dentistry

We are providing IV dental sedation training for dentist nationally. This IV sedation dentistry course is a  comprehensive “mini-residency” and includes a minimum of 60 hours of didactic / classroom education and direct participation in administering IV sedation to  20 – 30  clinical dental cases while being observed. Advanced training in airway management and medical emergencies included. Total CE credits will be approximately 100 hours.IV1

This course is designed to prepare the dentist to incorporate intravenous sedation into the dental practice.

Developed and presented in accordance with the American Dental Associations Guidelines for Teaching Pain Control and Sedation to Dentists and Dental Students 2016 and Practice Guidelines for Sedation by Non-anesthesia Providers by the American Society of Anesthesiology.

Learning Objectives

  • To prepare the dentist to incorporate safe IV sedation administration into practice
  • Properly access and obtain appropriate medical history and assessment of patients to determine suitability of moderate sedation
  • Understand the regulations and requirements of state legislation / dental boards, to adhere to national standards  and guidelines
  • To explain and understand  agonist-antagonist effects and pharmacokinetic properties of commonly used sedative agents
  • To recognize and react to medical emergencies while providing leadership and direction to others involved in resuscitative efforts
  • Manage the airway using basic and advanced equipment and techniques
  • Effectively utilize monitoring, pharmaceuticals and rescue equipment

This  program is designed to meet and exceed the requirements to obtain a intravenous conscious sedation permit in most states.  We encourage you to review your state requirements.

This leading parenteral moderate sedation training program teaches titration to affect with single and multiple sedative drug techniques in a faculty / participant / assisting staff / patient clinical setting.

All necessary equipment, supplies, medications and patients will be provided for sedation training clinical.


 The participant must hold a dental or medical degree, must be licensed to practice dentistry or medicine in a given state and have current malpractice insurance. Current BCLS certification must be obtained prior to the course. Please bring proof of malpractice insurance coverage to first meeting.

Course Structure

(1) The didactic portion of this course will consist of at least 60 hours of instruction, in the form of lecture, power point presentations, demonstrations, and hands on practice utilizing simulation and live participant volunteers.

(2) In addition to 60 hours of didactic training participants will receive Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications, along with intensive hands on airway management training utilizing simulation and be able to demonstrate proficient ventilation with multiple airway devices.

(3) Following completion of the introductory phase of the lecture/demonstration series, the participant will begin the clinical participation component at which time he/she will improve his/her IV sedation and veni-puncture techniques. Anesthesia providers and  sedation trained dentists will be supervising at all times.

(4) Successful completion of a written exam will be required at the completion of the didactic and clinical portions of the program.

(5) Assisting/Monitoring staff will be encouraged to attend portions of the training.



Steve Woodring, DOMalcolm Monzelun, CRNA,  Randy Pigg, BSN

August 2019

Program is over 3 sessions as follows:                                                    

#1 August 9, 10 & 11 (Didactic)  

# 2 August 16, 17 & 18 (Didactic)

# 3 August 23, 24 & 25 (Clinical) (This clinic has reached capacity, you may still register for this course – the first 2 weekends, then complete clinic at one of our other locations)


***Please Note***
Due to some construction repairs Weekend #1 will be held at
Drury Inn & Suites Charlotte University Place
415 West W T Harris Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28262
Weekend #2
Drury Inn & Suites Charlotte Northlake
6920 Northlake Mall Drive
Charlotte, NC 28216
*Class size is limited, early registration is encouraged.

This program is affiliated with a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited dental school.

*Ask about our easy no interests payment options.
Course fee: $13,500.00.  A deposit of $3750.00 is required to register, balance due prior to start of course.
Registration fee includes bringing up to 2 dental assistants for Session #3 (clinical). Attendance by assistants recommended but not required.


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