"Absolutely one of the best things I ever did. Dr. Getter and Dr. Ferguson were exceptional!"
"The IV Sedation course has changed the way I practice dentistry forever!! The IV Sedation course is the best CE I have ever attended. The emergency training alone was worth the time. The sedation training was a bonus."
"This was an outstanding course and I was thoroughly impressed with the instructors. I was very confident in my abilities and knowledge after the completion of the course."
Overview from the Course Director
This should be an intensive, informative and enjoyable educational experience for all of us. It never ceases to amaze us that we can learn so much from the CE participants. Most of you bring with you a great deal of clinical experience and practice management skills. We are looking forward to working and interacting with all of you. You will provide the full scope of sedation patient management from initial pre-anesthetic patient assessment to recovery and discharge.
We provide you with targeted direction throughout the course:
You will be given the sedation text, handouts and course presentations on a flash drive. You should bring a laptop with you capable of viewing PowerPoint Presentations. The laptop must be able to read power point presentations. The course will be on a flash drive which will include all the presentations and handouts.
Dr. H. W. Ferguson
This course is designed to prepare the dentist to incorporate the techniques of intravenous conscious sedation into the dental practice. To accommodate American Dental Association Guidelines, the course is designed to extend over ten days, with a total of 101.0 hours of continuing education credit: 71.0 hours of didactic instruction and 30 clinical hours.
At the conclusion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to:
PREREQUISITES FOR THE COURSE
Each participant must hold a D.D.S., D.M.D. or B.D.S. degree, be licensed to practice dentistry in your state and have malpractice insurance. Current Cardiac Life Support certification must be obtained by each participant prior to beginning the clinical portion of the course, and must have current BCLS card!
The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a 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 courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp
The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University designates this activity for 101.0 continuing education credits. 01/01/18 – 12/31/21
The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends from 01/01/18 – 12/31/21.
Henry W. Ferguson, DDS, Col. Ret., Vice Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Director of Post Graduate training, received his dental degree in 1980 from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh PA. He entered active duty service with the United States Army Dental Corps and completed a residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon GA. Dr. Ferguson retired from active duty at the rank of Colonel in March 2004. In April 2004, Dr Ferguson received a joint appointment as an Associate Professor in the MCG Medical Center Department of Surgery and the MCG Dental College of Georgia as an Associate Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Ferguson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a member of the ADA, a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the National Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology.
The registration fee for this course is $11,500 (FL/NY residents $12,500). A $5,000 (FL/NY $6000) deposit will hold your place. The balance of $6,500 (FL/NY $6,500) will be due the first day the course begins. The textbook, S. Malamed's Sedation, is included in this fee as well as some lunches. The fee (or your deposit), less a $1000 administrative charge, is refundable if notice of cancellation is received six weeks prior to the beginning of the course. Because of limited availability, there will be no refunds if you cancel less than two weeks before the course begins.
Due to the limited class size, please call the Division of Professional and Community Education at 706-721-1447 if you are interested in registering for this course
For those course participants who need Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training, it will be offered through this course at no additional fee. If your ACLS is current we recommend you audit the class.
During the clinical portion of the course (the last 5 days), the dentist may bring auxiliary personnel for that 5 day session at a cost of $1,250.00 per person.
Sessions will be held in the Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia. We will send a map of the campus upon receipt of your registration.
Although every effort is made to have a comfortable temperature in the meeting rooms and labs, individual comfort levels differ. Please bring a jacket or sweater in case the room is too cool for your comfort.
The Augusta University, Division of Professional and Community Education complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please notify the conference coordinator with any special requirements at 800-221-6437 or 706-721-3967.
If you wish to opt out of any photographic images during the CE course, please notify the course director at the time of the program.
Due to the demand and limited availability of spots for this course please keep the following in mind:
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.