Take home materials – Sedation Competency Manual, with PowerPoint Syllabus, Music CD, Resource Disk, Exam.
· Discuss the differences between minimal sedation, moderate sedation, deep sedation, and general anesthesia.
· State 4 objectives/goals of sedation.
· Identify your institution’s policy regarding care of the patient undergoing sedation.
· Demonstrate care for the patient during pre-procedure, intra-procedure, and post-procedure phases of sedation.
· List the drugs, routes, and dosages for the drugs commonly used in moderate sedation.
· Discuss antidotes (dosage, side effects, indications) for commonly used drugs with sedation.
· Describe signs and symptoms of partial and complete airway obstruction.
· Demonstrate interventions to correct partial and complete airway obstruction.
· Identify side effects and contraindications to medications that have the potential to suppress a patient’s protective reflexes and respirations.
· Discuss the significance of utilizing the ASA classification during pre/post procedural pediatric and adult assessment.
· Integrate age-specific principles into care of the pediatric and geriatric patient undergoing moderate sedation.
· Document clearly, completely, and according to established standards, policies and instructions.
· Administer moderate sedation safely.
· Effectively manage complications which might arise during moderate sedation.
Nurses Working In:
– Operating Room
– Special Procedures
Participants will be able to take the certification exam on line. With a passing grade of 80% they will receive a certificate for CECs which can be printed after completion of exam and evaluation. Within two weeks the Participants will receive their Certification Certificate and a one year membership in the American Association of Moderate Sedation Nurses.
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