Moderate Sedation Certification Workshop at Your Facility/Campus

Standardize your Moderate Sedation Procedures, protect your facility and staff.

10 CE Credits for RNs

Our instructor will come to your facility and provide a continuing education program and Moderate Sedation Certification for your staff.

Programs are custom tailored to the types of procedures and sedatives you are using or wish to use.

Host facility furnishes classroom and refreshments.

Phone 1-865-269-4616 to schedule a moderate sedation certification course at your facility.


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Moderate Sedation Certification Course Objectives

The Learner will be able to:

  • 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 respiration.
  • 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.

 

(Content and time is flexible depending on Questions and needs of participants)

7:30-7:50
  • Sign In
  • Receive class handouts
7:50-8:00
  • Administrative Remarks
8:00-10:00
  • Scope of Practice
  • History
  • Definition levels of sedation
  • State position statements on non-anesthetist RNs and sedation
  • Indication for sedation
  • Roll of the sedation nurse
  • The continuum of sedation
  • General approaches to conducting safe and effective Sedation
  • Joint Commission policy and standards for patient sedation
10:00-10:15
  • Break
10:15-12:15
  • Pre-Operative Sedation Assessment
  • ASA physical status
  • Airway assessment
  • Airway adjuncts
  • Monitoring

12:15-1:30

  • Lunch on your own
1:30-3:30
  • Medications
  • Sedation/analgesic medications
  • Anesthesia medications
  • Reversal agents
  • Emergency medications
  • Complications
3:30-3:45
  • Break
3:45-5:45
  • Discharge
  • Geriatric age specific considerations
  • Pediatric sedation
  • Adverse events
  • The Nightingale affect and nursing suggestions
5:45
  • Evaluations and take home test for certification

Take home materials – Sedation Competency Manual, with PowerPoint Syllabus, Music CD, Resource Disk, Exam.


THE LEARNER WILL BE ABLE TO:

· 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.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Medical Professionals Working In:

– ER

– PACU

– Radiology

– Endoscopy

– Ophthalmology

– 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.

Course Includes:
  • 10 CE Credits
  • 6 CEs Pharmacology for Nurses
  • Procedural Policy Manual Review
  • Clinical Competency Assessment Program
  • CD with PowerPoint, Policy and Competency Manual
  • Certification Examination
  • Subliminal Bio-Rhythmic Music CD for Patients
  • Discussion Forum available
  • One year complimentary membership in the American Association of Moderate Sedation Nurses (AAMSN)
  • Awarded the credential of Certified Sedation Registered Nurse (CSRN)
  • Each application requires a copy of professional license and current ACLS or PALS
  • Certification is available to RNs, MDs and PAs
  • LPN’s and Respiratory Therapists may take the workshop for CE Credits only and receive a Certificate of Participation

 


Phone 1-865-269-4616 or 866-312-3159 to schedule a moderate sedation certification course at your facility.

You may also schedule a course online by reviewing, and completing form materials provided below.

These forms are in Adobe PDF.

Steps for forms:

  1. Download forms
  2. Fill out forms
  3. Email the forms to lena@sedationcertification.com or print them out and Fax to 865-269-4613

If you have any questions please Email info@sedationcertification.com or call 866-312-3159

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