May 29, 2018 – June 20, 2018 online component
Wednesday June 20,2018 mandatory lab CCRI Lincoln
(1 credit course)
Contact: Cynthia Johnson RDH, email@example.com
This course has been designed to provide the register dental hygienist with didactic and clinical education to be eligible to take the CDCA Nitrous Oxide Examination and administer nitrous oxide (N2O/O2) in the state of Rhode Island and/or states meeting the requirement to administer Nitrous Oxide.
The course will cover the history of nitrous oxide, neurophysiology of pain and pain control, patient assessment including medical and dental indications and contraindications, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology of nitrous oxide, emergency prevention and management, nitrous oxide armamentarium including safe assembly and handling of gas tanks, masks, tubing, scavenger and monitoring equipment, techniques, record keeping, and regulatory/legal issues.
Online didactic component 15 hours
Clinical Component 5 Hours
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