Fifth Annual Fall Sedation CE
Friday, September 24, 2021
All day course virtual and in person
Managing the Process: Moderate and Deep Sedation in the Dental Office
Drugs, drills and thrills in moderate and deep sedation for the pediatric patient:
- OR drugs, equipment, emergencies, flowcharts/algorithms
- Staff training, drills, scenarios
- ER manual for the office
Navigating the shared airway in deep sedation and general anesthesia:
- Describe the nuances of pediatric procedural sedation cases involving the upper airway
- Describe the options for sedation of pediatric patients with a shared airway
- Discuss strategies/techniques for optimizing visibility and monitoring
- Identify patient factors that compel referral to anesthesia
- The combo case and what it means for the pediatric dental patient
A review of day-to-day moderate and deep/general anesthesia for dental, pediatric dental and oral surgery in an office-based and surgery center setting.
- A retrospective look at anesthesia provided for the last 200 dental cases
- Review patient selection, bmi, age, comorbidities for office based and surgery center anesthesia
- Discuss adverse events/outcomes associated with dentistry and anesthesia for the last 200 cases
- The role of the pediatric dentist in an emergency in the operating room
Following this seminar, attendees will be able to:
- Understand the process of assessing patients for moderate and deep sedation in office including contraindications, and how to incorporate COVID-19 history into assessment
- Be able to describe office parameters to prepare an office for safely delivering deep/moderate sedation, including safeguards
- Be able to identify patient and medication factors that increase risk of adverse event for in office moderate and deep sedation
Brian Steele, DDS Board certified pediatric dentist and dental anesthesiologist
Dr. Brian Steele is a Texan through and through. He was born and raised in Texas, where he also completed his dental training at the University of Texas-Houston School of Dentistry and his pediatric dentistry training at UT-Houston and Children’s Memorial Hermann hospital. He continued his training in New York City at St. Barnabas Hospital where he completed a residency in dental anesthesiology. Dr. Steele serves as adjunct faculty in the departments of pediatric dentistry and anesthesiology at St. Barnabas Hospital.
Dr. Steele has taught the AAPD sedation course/simulation since 2015 and is a member of the AAPD sedation committee. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) , the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology (ADBA) and the National Board of Dental Anesthesiology (NBDA).
Bobby Thikkurissy is Professor and Robert Creedon Chief of Dentistry, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
He obtained his DDS from New York University, an AEGD certificate from Wright Patterson AFB, and his certificate/Masters from The Ohio State University, additionally serving 8 years in the United States Air Force. Bobby became a Diplomate of the ABPD and entered full-time academics in 2006. He has served as Directors of a predoctoral program, in-patient service and a residency programs.
He has taught in the AAPD Sedation course since 2011 and has Chaired the AAPD Sedation committee as well as served on the ADA Council of Dental Education. His research and publications have focused on; procedural sedation, children with special needs, and morbidity of pain in children.