Understanding and Implementing the New Rules for Sedation Permit Holders: The Preoperative Checklist, Emergency Preparedness & Managing Sedation Emergencies

Friday, July 19, 2019



The presentation is designed provide an update on the new Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) Rule 110.13 (Required Preoperative Checklists for Administrative Nitrous Oxide and Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 Sedation/Anesthesia). Dentists administering nitrous oxide or Level 1, 2, 3 or 4 sedation/anesthesia must create, maintain and include in the patient's dental records required by Rule §108.8 relating to Records of the Dentist a document titled 'preoperative sedation/anesthesia checklist.' We will discuss the American Society of Anesthesia (ASA) five-categories of physical status classification system and reviewing recommended sedation/drugs for each level. Office protocols and response plans for managing anesthesia-related emergencies and maintaining ongoing documentation of staff training, emergency drugs and equipment availability as well as assignment of staff members to specific roles during emergency will also be reviewed. 



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

  • Complete a preoperative checklist for sedation, including patient ASA classification, airway assessment and an anesthesia-specific physical exminination
  • Create office protocols and a response plan for managing anesthesia-related emergencies and maintain ongoing documentation of staff training, emergency drug, equipment availability and assignment of staff members to specific roles during an emergency
  • Incorporate the use of an AED, appropriate monitoring devices, suction and other airway management devices, and as applicable, ausculation and capnography into the management of dental patients undergoing sedation/anesthesia procedures.

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Limited Space Available!

Register for Friday & Saturday, July 19th & 20th and receive $60 discount on Friday's course 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

$210 - Dentist or Allied Dental Personnel

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.

About the Presenter(s)


Arthur H. Jeske, DMD, PhDis the associate dean for strategic planning and a professor in the Department of General Dentistry and Dental Public Health at The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. He earned his PhD in pharmacology and DMD from the Medical College of Georgia. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Texas Dental Association, and Greater Houston Dental Society and is a fellow of the International College of Dentistry and the American College of Dentistry. Dr. Jeske chaired the ADA's Council on Scientific Affairs in 2004 and has authored numerous articles on the use of drugs in dentistry. He is currently editor-in-chief of Mosby's Dental Drug Reference and an editor of Contemporary Dental Pharmacology.



Credit Hours

142 Medical Emergency Training and CPR - Lecture: Hours - 1
340 Anesthesia and Pain Management - Participation: Hours - 1
430 Pediatric Dentistry | Pediatric Anesthesia and Pain Control - Lecture: Hours - 1
750 Special Patient Care - Lecture: Hours - 1

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 www.ada.org/cerp.



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 12:00 PM

Continental breakfast will be served.

UTHealth School of Dentistry - Garza Classroom
7500 Cambridge Street
4th Floor Room 4340
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 St., Suite 6152
Houston, TX 77054
Ph: 713-486-4028
Fax: 713-486-4037

Email: PACE@uth.tmc.edu