Workshop: Advanced Simulation Training for Level 2 And 3 Sedation of Pediatric Patient

Saturday, July 20, 2019


On or after September 1, 2019 dentists holding levels 2-3 permits cannot administer sedation/anesthesia to patients younger than 13 years of age without an authorization to do so issued by the dental board. 

This board approved course is designed to provide and update the dentist holding level 2 and level 3 permit through this board-approved education program which includes the 15 pediatric sedation cases utilizing the high-fidelity simulator (Sim Man) training and instruction in sedation and anesthesia of pediatric patients to meet RULE §110.17 Sedation/Anesthesia of Pediatric Patients. 


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  •        Experience 15 pediatric sedation cases using a high-fidelity simulator (Sim Man) to meet the requirements of TSBDE Rule 110.17
  • Practice rescue of pediatric patients sedated/anesthetized at Level 2 through 2 including administration of appropriate emergency drugs
  • Practice advanced emergency airway management and resuscitation of sedated/anesthetized pediatric patients.


This course qualified to meet TSBDE requirement §110.17, Sedation/Anesthesia of Pediatric Patients. 



Limited Space Available!

Special offer with Saturday registration: Get a $60 discount if you also sign up for our Friday, July 19, 2019 course, “New Rules for Sedation Permit Holder.”

Registration Discount Code: SEDATION

As a courtesy, please register for all courses at least two weeks in advance. For your convenience however, you may register up to 72 hour prior to the day of the course with no additional charge.

Note: an additional non-refundable fee of $35 per person, per course will be assessed to any registrations received 72 hours or less prior to the start of the course, including any walk-in registrations.

Tuition | Course Fee

$1,225 Dentist Non-TDA Member

$1,100 TDA Member


TDA Member registrations without Discount Code will not receive a refund.


Course fee is due at time of registration.

We aim to accommodate walk-in registrations for all programs; although lecture room and hands-on training space is limited. Pre-registration is suggested to guarantee your space.



Gary Badger, DDS, MS, is a board certified pediatric dentist, and a former chairman and professor at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston. He received his DDS from the Georgetown University in 1970 and his MS from the University of Missouri-Kansas City 1977. He is a part-time adjunct professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston and clinical professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at The University of New England College of Dental Medicine. He is also a past chairman of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.



Rick Ritt, EMT-P,MA has a vast foundation of acute critical care experience as a paramedic for over 35 years, (13 as Paramedic Officer with the Chicago Fire Dept.). Simultaneously, he has an extensive training history, for 20 years he directed the second largest American Heart Association CTC in the country. He is personally responsible for training over 150,000 students in BLS, ACLS, and PALS as an AHA Instructor for 25 years. Rick received his BS degree from Southern Illinois University, and dual MA degrees in Health Services Management and Business Administration from Webster University. In addition, he developed a great understanding of equipment/service by establishing a parts and service distributorship with Laerdal, servicing Laerdal equipment in 10 Midwestern states for over 10 years. Rick pioneered the NY Laerdal Education Team and has been instrumental in the successful establishment, design, management, consulting and training of over 700 Simulation Sites in the US and Canada for 14 years. In 2010 he was awarded The ADSA’s Peter H. Jacobson Distinguished Service Award for his contributions in dentistry. Due to Rick’s extensive involvement in all areas of Dental Simulation in 2014 he established Dental Simulation Specialists Inc. to serve the growing need to increase awareness, patient safety and outcomes in the dental office.


Credit Hours

430 Pediatric Dentistry | Pediatric Anesthesia and Pain Control - Participation: Hours - 8


UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston PACE Center is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is an service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual activities or instructors, nor dose it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston PACE Center designates this activity for continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or ADA CERP at



The current of acceptance extends from November 1, 2015 - December 31, 2019. UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston PACE Center is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

The formal continuing education course are accepted by Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit by the Academy of General Dentistry.


Time and Location


Check-in & Breakfast:
7:30 AM to 8:00 AM

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Continental Breakfast & Lunch served



UTHealth School of Dentistry - Fullerton Classroom
7500 Cambridge Street
4th Floor Room 4310
Houston, TX 77054
(University doors open at 7:30 AM)

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UTHealth School of Dentistry

PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education
7500 Cambridge Street, Suite 6152
Houston, TX 77054
Ph: 713-486-4028

Fax: 713-486-4037