Florida Board of Dentistry Provider #BP000626
The board requires non-permitted dentists who are assisting with the treatment of sedated patients to obtain 4 hours of Continuing Education in Airway Management.
All dentists who hold an active sedation permit of any level must complete four (4) hours of continuing education in airway management and four (4) hours of continuing education in medical emergencies, every four (4) years from the last date the dentist took the continuing education course. The four (4) hours in airway management must include two hours didactic training in providing dentistry on sedated patients with compromised airways and two hours must include hands-on training in airway management of sedated patients.
EFFECTIVE 3/2020 FL Statute(64B5-14.004)
All dentists who hold an active sedation permit of any level shall complete a 4-hour board approved continuing education course in medical emergencies that shall include airway management every license biennial.
Management of Medical and Airway Emergencies In the Dental Office
This program meets the Florida standard by discussing monitoring and recognition of airway and respiratory emergencies in the dental setting then utilizing standard airway equipment. Through the use of video, slides, case reviews, and hands-on skills labs, participants will review the anatomy of the airway and the physiology of adequate ventilations followed by skills labs in basic and advanced procedures including:
This 4-hour program meets the Florida Board of Dentistry requirements for sedation permit holders.