This course has been designed to provide participants with didactic and clinical continuing education to be eligible to administer nitrous oxide (N2O/O2) in the state of New Hampshire. The 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.
If a course participant is seeking certification in nitrous oxide administration in a state other than NH, it is the responsibility of that participant to contact the appropriate state board and gain knowledge of and meet the requirements for nitrous oxide administration in that state.
Prerequisites & Forms:
- Proof of current CPR
- Copy of current RDH license
- Medical History Form - please print, fill out, scan and email back to email@example.com
- Informed Consent Form
Text Required: Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation , 4th Edition, by Morris S. Clark, DDS, FACD and Ann Brunick , RDH, M.S., 2015 You can find this on AMAZON.
PPE Requirements: Clinical attire, including scrubs and closed toe shoes Face masks, safety glasses and non-latex gloves.
Online portion: February 11 - March 5, 2022
Clinical Portion (AT NHTI): Saturday, March 5, 2022 - 8:30am - 3:30pm.
Email the forms in one email to firstname.lastname@example.org within 10 days of registration to secure your seat.
*PLEASE NOTE: You will NOT be officially registered until ALL paperwork as well as payment has been submitted.
Instructors: Janice Farmer & Dr. Shannon Farrell