The CADA Program
N2O Monitoring Course
Nitrous Oxide is a commonly used analgesic for dental anxiety. As a registered dental assistant, you are allowed to monitor nitrous oxide, but not administer. Throughout this course you will learn the indications for nitrous oxide use, advantages and disadvantages, proper monitoring technique, and the health hazards and abuse potential of nitrous oxide.
Online only. You can take this course at any time.
$125 for the one day ONLINE ONLY course which will be five hours. Each student will be responsible for the $15 fee for their certification to be added to their license by the State of Tennessee.
This class will have a minimum of five hours of study.
EXAMS AND GRADING
A single written exam will be given at the completion of the course. A passing grade of 75% must be achieved.
- Philosophy and psychology of nitrous oxide
- Pain and anxiety
- Physiological and psychological aspects
- Advantages VS disadvantages
- Contraindications to N2O
- Chemical makeup
- Effects of N2O
- Sexual Phenomena
- Side Effects
- Potential abuse of N2O
- Nasal Hood
- Storage Cylinder
- Patient Assessment
- Vital Signs
- Patient recovery
- Unconsciousness VS Consciousness
- Reactions to N2O
- Management of reactions or complications
- Exposure assessment
- Potential Health Hazards
- Guidelines from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)
N2O MONITORING COURSE – ONLINE ONLY
Monitoring Nitrous Oxide certification course is now only offered as an online course! You can complete the course at your own convenience. Register below to get started.