Safe Sedation Training is a sedation training program based on the scientific foundation of moderate sedation practice. Course curriculum was developed and is updated annually by sedation experts utilizing respected, scientifically grounded sources. The course is consistent with many professional society practice guidelines. One or more modules addresses each question below.
An introduction to the Safe Sedation Training program, recognizing the four states of sedation, the foundation of moderate sedation and its goals, uses, and limitations
Patient education and consent, pre-procedure patient evaluation, performing physical assessments, and sedation equipment preparation
Sedation states that require rescue, assessing the need for rescue, differentiate rescue from resuscitation
Correcting adverse physiologic consequences of deeper-than-intended level of sedation
Become an effective safety advocate for your sedated patient.
Assessing airways, identifying difficult airways in patients, using bag and mask ventilation and airway adjuncts
Pharmacologic models and simulation, dose titration, drug interactions
Patient handoff process, monitoring during recovery, and safe discharge practices