$22,200.00 Tuition for All three levels. *additional fees will apply if the School of Dentistry supplies your clinical RDA's. See below for more details. If you have already taken our Nitrous component please notify us on your registration.
Deadline for registration into any program intake is at minimum 1 month prior to the Session 1 start date (first come-first served for limited clinical spots available), except the extended registration deadline for the March combined session intake as noted.
2023 DATES (Dates may be subject to change due to university calendar )
**Please make a payment for Session 1 or full program as your first payment. All other payment installments are due approximately 1-1.5 months prior to the in person session.***
Session 1 Nitrous and ECG Interpretation- January 28th, 2023 in Edmonton and March 11th, 2023 in Edmonton OR May 27th-28th in Calgary
Session 2 -Mechanics and Rotations, ACLS Certification, IV Starts Practice, Two-Drug Lecture- March 12th - 15th, 2023 in Edmonton OR June 24th-27th, 2023 in Edmonton
Session 3- Airway Management, Clinical Session for IVS (Always in Edmonton for 6 days total)- July 8/9th -13/14th, 2023 (newly added), OR November 4th or 5th- 9th or 10th, 2023 OR December 16th -22nd, 2023
(all other sessions in 2022/2023 are full at this time)
Continuing Dental Education at the University of Alberta, is pleased to announce our upcoming IV Conscious Sedation Program for Dentists (Integrated Single and Two-Drug Curriculum). Nitrous Oxide and Oral Sedation (Session 1), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Emergency Airway Management are seamlessly integrated into the program.
The program will be a combination of online eClass learning, and in-person clinical components, will encompass extensive lecture, lab, and clinic sessions, and boasts one of the strongest student instructor ratios available. With our existing Dental Faculty, and in our partnership with the Faculty of Medicine, and Alberta Health Services we are able to access a wide range of experienced instructors, resources, and expertise to combine with our strong dental team in providing exceptional programming.
The IV Conscious Sedation program is competency based and will have proficiency requirements. As a recognized, academic certification program, each participant will complete a minimum of 21 IV starts. All equipment (other than the precordial stethoscope as noted below), supplies, instrumentation, and pre-screened patients are provided for you.
Clinical experience requirements for various provincial or state bodies vary, and some are currently under review. We will be happy to work with you to evaluate that those requirements can be met, or advise you on other programs that may be more suitable. Auxiliary team member training is also a requirement and a part of this program.
Equipment Requirement for Clinic (ONLY during Session 3): During Session 3 (clinical session) participants will be required to bring with them their own Precordial Stethoscope, which is now a requirement for IV Conscious Sedation procedures per ADA&C regulations (supplier information can be provided if required), as well as a paired small Bluetooth speaker for monitoring the audio. No other equipment or supplies are required to be brought with you at this time, however should this change due to new regulations or restrictions, participants will be notified immediately.
PREREQUISITES (Copies required asap following registration)
- DDS/DMD degree & active practicing license from your dental regulatory authority
- Letter of Good Standing from your current dental regulatory authority
- Current Heart & Stroke Foundation CPR certificate (ONLY Heart and Stroke Foundation CPR accepted, due to corresponding ACLS training and certification through the Foundation)
You may register for this program online. Upon registration you will be required to provide supporting documentation. An email will be sent to you in order to complete the registration process.
CANCELLATION / TRANSFER POLICY: Due to the significant demand, scope and requirements of this program, tuition refunds will not be facilitated with the exception of extreme circumstances, and the full tuition amount will be charged and payable as per the payment installment schedule due per session. Transfer to a future session may be facilitated under certain extenuating circumstances, and with sufficient notice provided, particularly for clinical session transfers (2.5 months notice at minimum for clinical sessions, provided a spot is available in the following clinical session – transfer fee may apply).
Should the School of Dentistry have to supply your RDA's for Session 3 Clinical (Two RDA's are required per participant in Session 3) the following fees will apply:
- Two RDA's supplied by the School of Dentistry (Full Staffing provided) = $3,000.00
- One RDA supplied by the school (participant brings one RDA themselves) = $1,500
- Participant brings minimum of 2 RDA's = No additional Fees
OUT OF PROVINCE PARTICIPANTS: Please note that there is an additional $500 fee payable to register with the Alberta Dental Association and College’s Guest Registry, in order for out of Province/Country dentists to work on patients in Alberta. This fee is payable directly to the ADA&C, and instructions on how to register, documentation required, and payment etc will be provided following your registration.
115 CE for full program (Session 1 & 2 (theory) 72 CE, Session 3 (clinical 43 CE)
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone 780-492-1894.
BONUS – SEDATION ASSISTANTS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM INCLUDED COMPLEMENTARY
The IV Conscious Sedation Program includes complimentary registration for your accompanying dental assistant/s (RDA / RDH) to the Sedation Assistants Certification Program (SAC). You may bring as many assistants from your office to train with you, and to attend formal curriculum (mandatory minimum of 2 assistants are required, or an additional fee will apply). It is very strongly recommended that your assistants attend Session 3. Your assistant/s will be invaluable during Session 3 as it consists of clinical cases that can only be achieved in an efficient manner with your assistant by your side. This opportunity also allows your assistant/s to become an experienced IV Sedation team member, including gaining hands on experience with IV Sedation Emergency scenarios. These staff will be required to have a valid (throughout the clinical session) Level C or Healthcare Provider CPR certificate, as well as be registered, and in good standing with their provincial dental regulatory association.