ELC21-WEB10: Sedation Webinar - Part I: Medically Complex Patients: Sedation Pearls and Updates for the Periodontist
Audience: AAP Members
Moderator: Scott F. Gruwell, DDS
Speakers(s): Mana Saraghi, DMD, Director, Dental Anesthesiology Residency Program, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, and Diplomate & Director, American Dental Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Saraghi has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Course Description: Medically complex patients are presenting with more frequency in periodontal practice, often requesting sedation for surgical procedures. This 2-hour live webinar and interactive Q&A will review considerations for the anesthetic management of patients with comorbidities frequently seen in periodontal practices such as cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (often due to smoking,) and diabetes mellitus.
- Review the pathophysiology of each comorbidity
- Identify the key components of the preoperative assessment including history, physical exam, labs, and preoperative instructions as indicated for each comorbidity
- Discuss the intraoperative management of sedation for each comorbidity
- Describe the postoperative considerations for each comorbidity
- Diagnose and manage the potential sedation complications associated with each comorbidity
Course length: 120 minutes
Original release date: October 12, 2021
Expiration date: October 12, 2024
The American Academy of Periodontology designates this activity for 2.0 continuing education credits.
The American Academy of Periodontology is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
The AAP cautions participants for this CE activity about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures in their practice.