Target Audience

Workshop Descriptions

Planning Committee
Future Courses
Course Schedule
Friday, Sep 14
Sedation Symposium

Friday, Sep 14
Simulation Workshops

Saturday, Sep 15

Weekend Conference

Sunday, Sep 16
Weekend Conference

Friday, Sep 14
Dental Sedation 

Saturday, Sep 15
Pediatric Dental Sedation Crisis Management: Didactics

Saturday, Sep 15
Pediatric Dental
Sedation Crisis
Management: Simulation

Saturday, Sep 15

Weekend Conference

Sunday, Sep 16
Weekend Conference

Conference Info
Tuition/Fees Hotel/Travel Info
Call for Abstracts

Keynote Speakers Sedation Faculty Dental Sedation Faculty
Coming Soon

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Weekend Conference Theme: Advancing Safety in Pediatric Sedation

Course Director: Keira P. Mason, MD
Director, Pediatric Dental Sedation Conference: James Tom, DDS, MS, FACD
6:45 – 8:00 AM Breakfast Breakout Panels

Dexmedetomidine: Vivian Yuen, MD, Mohamed Mahmoud, MD
Propofol: Douglas Carlson, MD, Troy Sands, MD, Isabela Cajiao-Angelelli, MD
8:00 – 8:45 AM

8:45 – 9:15 AM

9:15 – 9:45 AM
9:45 – 10:30 AM
    Keynote Lecture: Medical Malpractice, Sedation and Informed Consent
Stewart Cohen, Esq.

Safety: Checklists, Cognitive Aids, and the Future of Patient Safety
Craig Webster, BSc, MSc, PhD
Top Picks of 2017: High Impact Sedation and Dental Sedation Publications 
Timothy Martin, MD   
Update on the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Autism
Antonio Hardan, MD
10:50 – 1:00 PM
    Morning Track Lectures. You may attend and combine any of the two concurrent sessions. Pre-registration is not required and lectures are included in the cost of weekend registration.
Track 1:
Keeping it Safe
Franz Babl, MD

Track 2:
Avoiding 911 in Dental Sedation  
10:50 – 11:15 AM
What Can We Learn from Adverse Events? – Review of Literature
Michael Ignelzi, Jr, DDS, PhD
10:50 – 11:10 AM
Sedation Protocols: Discharge Criteria and Management of Post-Procedure Pain and Nausea/Vomiting
Jason Brady, DMD
11:15 – 11:40 AM
Learning from Our Mistakes: Who’s at The Greatest Risk for Morbidity and Mortality?
Pradip Kamat, MD
11:10 – 11:30 AM
Maximum Dosing Limits: Origins and Logic
Philip Yen, DDS
11:40 – 12:05 AM
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Assessment and Implications for Risk and Procedural Sedation
Mohamed Mahmoud, MD
11:30 – 11:50 AM
Oral Sedation Update
Travis Nelson, DDS, MSD, MPH
12:05 – 12:30 PM
Advanced Capnography: Differentiating Bronchospasm from Respiratory Depression… And More
Bhavani Kodali, MD
11:50 – 12:10 PM
Calling 911 in an Office Base Setting- Stories from the Field
James Tom, DDS, MS, FACD
12:30 – 1:00 PM
Question and Answer Panel

Michael Ignelzi, Jr, DDS, PhD, Pradip Kamat, MD, Bhavani Kodali, MD, Mohamed Mahmoud, MD
12:10 – 12:40 PM
What Went Wrong? Medical and Anesthesia Related Complications
James Tom, DDS, MS, FACD  
12:40 – 1:00 PM
Common Myths & Cognitive Errors in Dental Anesthesia Disasters
Stephen Yun, MD
1:00 – 2:15 PM     Lunch On Your Own or Option Lunch Breakout Panel

Sedation Techniques for Radiological Procedures:  Mohamed Mahmoud, MD, Isabela Cajiao-Angelelli, MD, April Hollenbeck, MPAS, PA-C
Special Lunch: Airway Management and Hands-On Capnography Workshops: A Combination: Basic Skills
Pre-registration and fee required. Jennifer Dearden, MD* (Airway Workshop Director), Bhavani Kodali, MD (Capnography Workshop Director). Elena Brusseau, MD, Babu Koka, MD, Charles Nargozian, MD, Janet Valicenti, CRNA, Steve Zgleszewski, MD.
2:15 5:30 PM   Afternoon Track Lectures. You may attend and combine any of the three concurrent sessions. Pre-registration is not required and lectures are included in the cost of weekend registration.
Track A: Addressing the Challenges of Sedationist’s Worldwide
Egidio Barbi, MD
Track B: Clinical Care through the Lens of International Dental Experts
Nancy Sandoval, MD
Track C: Be a Captain of Your Ship: Navigating the Sedation Waters Moderator: Douglas Carlson, MD
2:15 – 2:35 PM
Sedation in Special Needs Children Egidio Barbi, MD      
2:15 – 2:45 PM
From Pharmacology of Anesthetics to a Holistic View on Procedural Comfort Care    
2:15 – 2:45 PM
Re-exploring New Routes: Nasal, Oral and Intramuscular
Vivian Yuen, MD
2:35 – 3:00 PM 
Oral Sedatives
Piet Leroy, MD, PhD
2:45 – 3:15 PM
Treating Patients with Disabilities and Complex Medical Histories 
Jason Brady, DMD, TBA
2:45 – 3:10 PM
Negotiating Support to Develop and Sustain Your Sedation Service
Dean Andropoulos, MD, MHCM
3:00 – 4:30 PM
Multi-Specialty International Forum: Let’s Hear It From the Multispecialists from the US, Europe, Asia, Australia
Mark Roback, MD. Richard Steffen, Franz Babl, MD, Vivian Yuen, MD, Egidio Barbi, MD, Steve Green, MD, Robert Kennedy, MD
3:15 – 3:35 PM
Keeping the Old Recipes Alive: From Midazolam to Oral Benadryl  
Dorothy Pang, MD   
3:10 – 3:30 PM
Role of Quality Improvement over Different Sedation Locations Outside the OR
Mohamed Mahmoud, MD
4:30-5:00 PM
Question and Answer Panel
3:35 – 3:55 PM
When to Say No!
Andrew Herlich, DMD, MD, FAAP  
3:30 – 4:00 PM 
Meeting Sedation Needs (Medium and Small Hospitals) and Keeping it Safe 
Douglas Carlson, MD
5:00 – 5:30 PM
Joint Debriefing
3:55 – 4:25 PM
Sedation Failures: Why They Occur and How to Avoid?
Eduardo Alcaino , BDS (Hons), MDSc, FRACDS, MRACDS, MIntBus/Law
4:00 – 4:30 PM
Medication Selection: Designing Your Sedation Plan Troy Sands, MD
  4:20 – 4:45 PM
Pharmacology of Emergency Drugs
Jason Brady, DMD
4:30 – 5:00 PM 
How to Use Nitrous in a System Isabela Cajiao-Angelelli, MD, April Hollenbeck, MPAS, PA-C
4:45 – 5:00 PM 
Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: Preparation, Identification and Results
Cory Resnick, MD, DMD

5:00 – 5:30 PM 
Joint Debriefing

5:00 – 5:30 PM
Recovery Care of The Dental Patient Following Anesthesia or Sedation
This session will be a series of interactive discussions to help participants evaluate potential gaps and needed improvements in sedation provision at their home institutions. Each speaker will highlight improvements that can be made to sedation programs. The session is intended to be beneficial to those that are part of existing or new sedation programs.

Participants will be able to:
1) Better recognize deficiencies in their own sedation systems
2) Develop a comprehensive multi-disciplinary plan for sedation access and improvement
3) Better advocate for a patient centered approach to sedation 
4) Determine best drug combination improve safety, efficacy and efficiency
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