Nitrous Oxide Conscious Sedation
Hands-on Courses
28 Sep 2024, 09:00 - 18:00 CAPP Training Institute | Dubai | UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry


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This course is designed to provide theoretical and clinical instruction in nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia in accordance with the American Dental Association, and Dental Faculties of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons and the Royal College of Anaesthetists (UK) guidelines. This course will enable participants to achieve an understanding of the administration of nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia for dental treatment. The course is intended for general dentists and dental specialists. In the afternoon hands-on training session, participants will have the opportunity to administer and undergo nitrous oxide sedation under close supervision.

Course Objectives

  • Define and describe the physiological and psychological aspects of anxiety
  • Describe the stages of consciousness and the levels of sedation
  • Discuss the pharmacology of nitrous oxide
  • Discuss the advantages/disadvantages and indications/contraindications of nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia
  • Perform patient evaluation, selection, and preparation for nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia
  • Describe and discuss the function of the basic components of nitrous oxide/oxygen delivery and scavenging systems
  • Monitor patient undergoing nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia and document the procedure
  • Discuss the complications associated with nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia and the prevention, recognition, and management of medical emergencies
  • Discuss potential occupational health hazards and abuse potential
  • Administer nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia to patients in a clinical setting in a safe and effective manner
  • Discuss the identification of phases of sedation on a patient. Tips to manage possible emergency's 


09:00 – 09:45
Managing Children on the Dental Chair: Behavior Management
09:45 – 10:45
Pain and Anxiety are the link. Effective Local Anesthesia
10:45 – 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45
Types of sedation and conscious sedation. What you need to know!
Discuss basic and advanced behaviour management for children using nitrous
11:45 – 13:00
Indications vs Contraindications, Oversedation, Titration Record Keeping and Regulations in the UAE
13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:00
Presentation, manipulation of mixing machines. Description of equipment
15:00 – 16:00
Hands-on training
16:00 – 16:15
Coffee Break
16:15 – 18:00
Hands-on training (continued)

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