Sedation is the reduction of irritability or agitation by administration of sedative drugs, generally to facilitate a medical procedure or diagnostic procedure.
Examples of drugs which can be used for sedation include isoflurane, propofol, etomidate, ketamine, fentanyl, lorazepam and midazolam.
In between these blocks, students undertake clinical/practical training in clinics in and around London Evaluation of the course has shown it to be of very high quality and that graduates apply their newly acquired sedation skills and techniques in their own clinical practices comprehensively, regularly and with a high degree of satisfaction.
We also offer an annual Advanced Study Club meeting in advanced sedation techniques to update knowledge and skills. by Programme Director Professor James Roelofse Dental Sedation & Pain Management Certificate A part-time, one year Postgraduate Certificate programme in standard sedation techniques to develop students’ theoretical and practical competencies in the fast-developing world of sedation and pain management.
Sedation is typically used in minor surgical procedures such as endoscopy, vasectomy, or dentistry and for reconstructive surgery, some cosmetic surgeries, removal of wisdom teeth, or for high-anxiety patients.
Sedation methods in dentistry include inhalation sedation (using nitrous oxide), oral sedation, and intravenous (IV) sedation.
The most common ones include: It is very important for patients to first consult with their physician before taking any over-the-counter or prescription medications for pain.In this fast-developing world of sedation and pain management it has become necessary to train doctors and dentists to provide sedation for their patients.Our Postgraduate Certificate programme develops students’ theoretical and practical competencies.with five other alternative drugs used to sedate people in the ED.We could not pool the results of the 10 studies because no two studies compared the same drug options.