Who is this course for?

Complete Conscious Sedation

This Course is for dental nurses 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 supervised cases to gain certification. This course is fully IACSD accredited and covers all your requirements to lead to independent practice for new sedation practitioners in both Inhalation and intravenous sedation.

What do you get?

Complete Conscious sedation

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

  • Assistance in RCS Accreditation of your chosen experienced supervisor (prior to starting the course and mandatory)or join your dentist for free at our sedation mentoring centre.

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

  • Multiple Enrolment Discounts available

  • Branded resources USB, logbook 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 IV, Inhalation 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

  • 01

    Introduction to the course and training requirements

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  • 02


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  • 03

    Physiology 1 - Cardiovascular

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    • Cardiovascular Physiology

    • Cardiovascular Physiology

    • Cardiovascular quiz

  • 04

    Physiology 2 - Respiratory

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    • Respiratory Physiology

    • Respiratory Physiology

    • Respiratory quiz

  • 05

    Anxiety and Behaviour management

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    • Fear, Anxiety and Behavioural management

    • Fear, anxiety and behavioural management

    • Fear and Anxiety

  • 06

    History of Intravenous sedation in dentistry

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    • History of Sedation

    • The History of Sedation

    • History of sedation

  • 07

    Pharmacology IV

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    • Pharmacology 1 - IV Sedation

    • Pharmacology

    • Pharmacology Quiz

  • 08

    Patient assessment

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    • Patient Assessment

    • Patient Assessment

    • Patient assessment quiz

  • 09

    Intravenous sedation introduction

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    • Introduction to Intravenous sedation

    • Introduction to intravenous sedation in practice

  • 10

    Cannulation and Administration

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    • Cannulation and Administration of Midazolam

    • Cannulation/Administration

  • 11

    Monitoring and recording

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  • 12

    Complications and Emergencies

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    • Complications and Emergencies

    • Complications and Emergencies

    • Complications and Emergencies

  • 13

    Inhalation Sedation 1 (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 - a little more detail

    • Available Flowmeters and Stands

    • Servicing Requirements for Inhalation Sedation Equipment

    • Scavenging

  • 14

    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

  • 15

    Medical Emergencies and ILS

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    • Intro to Medical Emergencies

    • ILS Immediate Life Support

    • Medical Emergencies

    • Medical Emergency quiz

  • 16

    Medico-legal and Ethics

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    • Medico-legal matters

    • Medico legal/Ethics quiz

  • 17

    What To Do Now the Theory is Complete...

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    • What you do next...

    • SSPS practice assessment

    • SSPS assessment submission

  • 18

    Supervised Clinical training

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    • Supervised Clinical Training - LOGBOOK AND DOPS SHEETS

    • Spare Printable Logbook

    • Logbook Submission

  • 19

    Case studies

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    • Case studies

    • Case Studies 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

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    • Course Feedback

4 Steps to independent practice

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

  • Apply for Supervisor Approval where required 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, logbook and USB

  • Complete and document 20 Intravenous and 10 Inhalation cases. These will be supervised by an IACSD accredited mentor of your choosing or of our provision if coming to the sedation centre.

  • Complete short case studies x 2 and submit all online

  • Final Review of Reflective case studies; logbook and assessments followed by Accredited Certification!

Complete Conscious Sedation For Dental Nurses

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  • £499.00

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