Conscious sedation : pharmacology
This online course is for all members of the dental team. It covers the knowledge required to understand the pharmacology of conscious sedation, and can be used as a verifiable CPD refresher for teams already providing sedation, or for those who want to find out more about it.
The Conscious sedation: Pharmacology online learning course has clear and concise aims, objectives and anticipated outcomes, listed below. These will appear on the Dentaljuce Enhanced CPD Certificate, along with the time spent, dates, and detailed topics you studied within the module. Certificates can be printed at any time, covering any range of dates. Dentaljuce CPD complies with the UK GDC's requirements for enhanced verifiable continuing professional development.
Before starting this module, check that the learning outcomes are what you require, and that you have entered the need into your PDP. Here is an example PDP entry for this module.
|What development needs have I?||How will I address them?||Target completion date||Outcomes||Date
|To improve my knowledge of sedation-related pharmacology
(GDC outcomes: C)
|Take the Dentaljuce conscious sedation pharmacology course||
|What development needs have I?||To improve my knowledge of sedation-related pharmacology
(GDC outcome C)
|How will I address them?||Take the Dentaljuce conscious sedation pharmacology course|
|Target completion date|
Module Aims and Outcomes
The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this Dentaljuce module is to allow learners to meet the training requirements for dental professionals set by the Royal Colleges in sedation-related pharmacology.
- To improve and refine knowledge of sedation-related pharmacology
Anticipated learning outcomes:The learner will:
- know and apply their knowledge of the pharmacology of drugs used in sedation for safe practice
- know and apply their knowledge of relevant drug interactions
- understand the relevant pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
- know the terminology describing levels of sedation
- through achieving these outcomes, provide an improved level of service to their patients.
GDC Development Outcomes
This CPD will support the learner in meeting the following GDC Development Outcome(s): C.