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IV Moderate Sedation Certification

January 23-27 & February 22-25, 2023

Course Description

Our 80 CE credit hours parenteral moderate sedation course is divided into two sessions. The first session focuses on the didactic material while the second session is centered around clinical competency. Upon completion of both sessions you will be able to administer moderate sedation safely and effectively. You will be confident in your ability to gain intravenous access and in administering sedatives and other medications to manage patient anxiety and pain. This course exceeds all ADA requirements.

The course cost is $14,000. There are no refunds. If you have a scheduling conflict we can reschedule you for a future training.

Course Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to:​

  • List and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of moderate sedation

  • Discuss the prevention, recognition, and management of complications associated with moderate sedation

  • Administer moderate sedation to patients in a clinical setting in a safe and effective manner

  • Discuss the abuse potential, occupational hazards, and other untoward effects of the agents utilized to achieve moderate sedation

  • Describe and demonstrate the technique of intravenous access, intramuscular injection, and other parenteral techniques

  • Discuss the pharmacology of the drug(s) selected for administration

  • Discuss the precautions, indications, contraindications, and adverse reactions associated with the drug(s) selected

  • Administer the selected drug(s) to dental patients in a clinical setting in a safe and effective manner

  • List the complications associated with techniques of moderate sedation

  • Describe a protocol for management of emergencies in the dental office and list and discuss the emergency drugs and equipment required for the prevention and management of emergency situations

  • Discuss principles of advanced cardiac life support or an appropriate dental sedation/anesthesia emergency course equivalent

  • Demonstrate the ability to manage emergency situations

  • Demonstrate the ability to diagnose and treat emergencies related to the next deeper level of anesthesia than intended.

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There are no required prerequisites for this course. A Utah dental license is required for full participation in the second week of the course.


What's Included

  • 80 CE hours

  • Didactic and clinical training

  • Snacks and beverages are provided during training hours as well as lunch each day



Mitch Duckworth, Dental Anesthesiologist

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Randy Roberts, DDS

Dr. Roberts is the founder of Smile Clinic and developed the 3 on 6™ treatment concept in 2012. He practices at Smile Clinic in Midvale, Utah, exclusively treating patients in need of full mouth restorations. Dr. Roberts is the Chief Research Officer of Smile Systems and works with Smile Systems Dental Studio in developing and perfecting techniques in relation to 3 on 6™ restorative treatment.

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