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This course has been designed to provide the registered dental hygienist with didactic and clinical education to be eligible to take the CDCA Nitrous Oxide Examination and administer nitrous oxide (N2O/O2) in the state of Rhode Island and/or states meeting the requirement to administer Nitrous Oxide per state rules and regulations. This hybrid course will cover the history of nitrous oxide, neurophysiology of pain and pain control, patient assessment including medical and dental indications and contraindications, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology of nitrous oxide, emergency prevention and management, nitrous oxide armamentarium including safe assembly and handling of gas tanks, masks, tubing, scavenger and monitoring equipment, techniques, record keeping, and regulatory/legal issues.
1. The student must hold a current Dental Hygiene State License.
2. Students are required to complete online coursework and attend the mandatory lab session. Students will be awarded with a certificate upon successful completion of all course requirements.
5. Purchase textbook: Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation, 5th Edition, by Morris S. Clark, DDS, FACD and Ann Brunick, RDH, M.S., 2015 ISBN: 978-1-4557-4547-0
Please contact Cynthia Johnson with any questions

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Students must provide a minimum 48-hour notice prior to the start of a course in order to be eligible for a refund. Without proper notice or documented medical excuse, students will be required to re-register and pay full price. No partial refunds of tuition are made under any circumstances. Books and materials may be non-refundable depending on the course.  The registration fee is non-refundable unless the course is full or has been canceled by Workforce Partnerships. If a student requests a refund but has a balance due with the college, the money owed will be deducted from the refund.

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