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Introduction to Conscious Sedation

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

One day programme to develop knowledge and skills required for the safe practice of conscious sedation. The course will appeal to variety of professionals in medical and dental settings.

Course Content

  • Indications for conscious sedation
  • Patient assessment and clinical history - cardiac and respiratory, mental health, medication
  • Patient monitoring - equipment and checks
  • Intravenous sedation - drugs used and mode of action
  • Inhalation sedation - administration of nitrous oxide
  • Oxygen administration
  • Complications associated with sedation and immediate management
  • Airway obstruction; respiratory depression; loss of consciousness; nausea and vomiting
  • Recovery care - the importance of observation
  • Airway and breathing management
  • Record keeping, legal and professional responsibility

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Safely anticipate and manage potential procedure complications

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Course Venues and Prices

    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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