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This course is designed to provide dental professionals with a foundational understanding of the mechanisms of pain, the function and pharmacology of common local anesthetic agents used in dentistry, and factors to consider when selecting a local anesthetic for managing perioperative dental pain. --- This course will report to CE Broker within 24 hours and can be taken at your own pace, on any device.
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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics and Sedation Overview for the Dental Office
    • Course Description
    • Learning Objectives
    • Course Outline
    • Introduction
    • Mechanism of Pain Perception
    • Overview of Local Anesthetic Pharmacology
    • Therapeutic Considerations Related to Local Anesthetics
    • Safe Handling and Storage of Local Anesthetic Agents
    • Minimizing Needle-insertion Pain
    • Reversing the Effects of Soft-tissue Anesthesia
    • Risk Factors and Precautions Related to Local Anesthetic Administration
    • Sedation
    • What Is Sedation?
    • Levels of Sedation
    • Who Can Provide Sedation?
    • Clinical Considerations
    • Conclusion
    • References
    • Quiz
    • Course Evaluation

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