Certification is a process a provider undergoes to gain and document competency in conscious or moderate sedation. This may include didactic lectures, clinical training, clinical simulation, written examinations, oral examinations, reading of appropriate clinical literature, group discussions and observations of actual practice.
After successful completion the practitioner receives a certificate documenting completion of some or all parts of the process leading to qualification in the administration of conscious sedation. Certification is provided by organizations with qualifications and experience in the administration of conscious sedation. Conscious Sedation Consulting is the nations leading continuing education provider to medicine and dentistry and provides its certification based on the academic and clinical experience of the faculty, the course content, and a written examination to document comprehension of materials covered.
Accrediting bodies and specialty societies issue guidelines and standards to which a prudent provider should adhere. For example The Joint Commision on Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations - JCAHO defines qualifications for Registered Nurses, RN's as follows:
Sedation certification or staff credentialing services are offered in the following formats.
Online: We have an 8 hour online Sedation Continuing Education - CE program. For details Sedation CE Course Online
Live Seminars: Held nationally, for dates and locations Sedation Seminar Dates and locations
Onsite Consults: We come to your facility and provide a continuing education program or credentialing services for the entire staff. Programs are custom tailored to the types of procedures and sedatives you are using or wish to use.
For more information contact us Sedation Certification and Training