Nitrous Oxide Analgesia

Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Time: 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: University of Maryland School of Dentistry - Live Webinar via Zoom
Tuition: Dental Professionals: $59

1.5 CDE credit hours - lecture

The University of Maryland School of Dentistry designated this activity for 1.5 Continuing Dental Education hours.

Target Audience:  The Dental Professional
Presented by: R. Glenn Rosivack, DMD
Conflict of Interest: Nothing to disclose 


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Speaker Biography

Dr. R. Glenn RosivackDr. R. Glenn Rosivack is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  He received both his D.M.D. and Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Medicine and Dentistry-New Jersey Dental School.  He is currently a Professor, Chair and Program Director of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.  He has lectured extensively on a variety of topics in pediatric dentistry to national audiences.  Dr. Rosivack is co-chairman of the Children’s Dental Health Month Committee of the Union County Dental Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry serving on their Council for Scientific Affairs.  Dr. Rosivack maintained a private practice in Union, N.J. for 30 years and has been named one of “New Jersey’s Top Pediatric Dentists” by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.

Course Description

This course will introduce the participant to the use of nitrous oxide conscious sedation to manage anxiety in patients. It is designed as an introduction for the dental professional with little background in the use of nitrous oxide and as a refresher for those with previous training. It is a basic course that presents background information and step-by-step procedures for nitrous oxide administration.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will:

  1. Have learned the history of nitrous oxide
  2. Identify the planes of anesthesia and analgesia.
  3. Understand the physiology of respiration
  4. Be familiar with different types of nitrous oxide delivery systems.
  5. Have reviewed clinical research.
  6. Have learned the appropriate method of nitrous oxide administration.
  7. Understand the indications and contraindications for nitrous oxide.
  8. Have knowledge of safety and occupational hazard issues.

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