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This course for monitoring and administration of nitrous oxide by the allied dental personnel is designed to meet the certification requirements of the State of Illinois for expanded functions. This course will include both didactic and clinical components in the monitoring and administration of nitrous oxide and advanced airway management. It will provide instruction in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and dental emergencies, as they relate to the use of nitrous oxide in the dental office. This course is open to all qualified dental assistants for monitoring and dental hygienists for administering. After successful completion of this course the dental assistant can return to the private office and provide expanded function for the dental team and the monitoring of nitrous oxide, while the dental hygienists will be able to start and stop the flow of gas.
Prerequisite: Must be currently certified in BLS for healthcare providers or its equivalent. A copy of your current BLS card must accompany registration form. The Illinois State Dental Society is an approved provider of continuing education in the State of Illinois.