|Date||April 17 – 18, 2015|
|Time||Friday, April 17, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday, April 18, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Credits||14 total – 3 lecture credit hours (4/17/15); 4 lecture credit hours and 3 hands-on hours (4/18/15); 4 additional hands-on hours (date TBD – The last four hands-on credit hours will be scheduled at a mutually agreeable time by the lecturer and the participant.)|
|Tuition|| $950 (dentists) Limited to 24, please register early
If applicable, one discount may be applied (for those paying full tuition):
|Location||Penn Dental Medicine, 240 S. 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA|
|Register|| You can register in one of two ways:
1. Call 215-573-6841
2. Download the registration form and fax it to 215-573-3882
Because your privacy is important to us, no credit card information should be sent via e-mail and no registrations will be accepted via e-mail.
This course is designed to provide didactic and clinical instruction in nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia in accordance with American Dental Association guidelines. Upon completion of this course, the participant will be eligible for an Anesthesia Restricted Permit II from the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry. Participants will have the opportunity to administer (to each other and patients) and undergo nitrous oxide sedation under close supervision. The course is geared toward general dentists and dental specialists.
Please note: Presentation of BLS certification and PA dental license required. Patient cannot be pregnant. If you have any medical conditions that may be worsened by receiving nitrous oxide, consult your physician before registering for this class.
|Helen Giannakopoulos, DDS, MD: Dr. Giannakopoulos is Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery-Clinician Educator in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pharmacology at Penn Dental Medicine; and an Attending of the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Giannakopoulos is also the course director for Anesthesia, Pain, and Medical Emergencies at Penn Dental Medicine. She received her DDS degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry and her MD degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann University, and completed postgraduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Penn Dental Medicine.|
|Lee R. Carrasco, DDS, MD: Dr. Carrasco is Associate Professor of Clinical Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Pharmacology. He received his M.D. degree form the University of Miami and received his D.D.S degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he has conducted research involving facial trauma and condylar position.|
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