Post conference course

Monitoring the Sedated Patient


8:30am - 5:00pm

Course fee

$425 NZDA Members

$395.00 Per dental team member

CPD hours

6.5 hours

About the course

A formal education and training course that fulfils the mandatory DCNZ requirements for education and training in the Sedation Practice Standard from 1st October 2019.

This will enable you to gain certified competency to monitor sedated patients. It is designed for the whole dental team who monitor sedated patients, either with minimal experience or needing an introduction to capnography. It does not teach you how to sedate patients.

The course will involve a full day of lectures, demonstrations and hands-on training leading to certification.

About the presenters

Anna Biddick DipAppSc

Anna has been working in dental practices for 18 years. She has spent the last 7 years as a practice manager in a large group practice that provides well over 500 sedations a year. She is responsible for sedation team training to her 30-odd staff. Anna has vast practical experience from a non-clinician view-point.

Dr Rohit Bedi BDS, NZREX, PGDipHSc

Rohit has a special interest in providing care using advanced intravenous sedation techniques to help treat patients with extreme dental anxiety and complex needs. He is an active member of the New Zealand, UK and American societies for sedation. He believes Dental Sedation is a "team effort" and is involved in teaching sedation to other dentists and teams. Rohit travels both nationally and internationally to keep up to date with the latest developments in procedural sedation. He practices the full scope of General Dentistry under intravenous sedation.

Dr Nick Stretton BDS, MRACDS(GDP), FICOI

Nick has experience in many areas of sedation including general anaesthetic, oral, and intravenous sedation over the last 10 years and is an active education committee member of the New Zealand Society for Sedation in Dentistry. Nick is passionate about training and education for sedation and has a busy general practice. He has been involved with the Dental Council Practice Standard development and travels internationally to keep up with the latest sedation techniques.