SAAD Sedation CPD

The SAAD online CPD is online sedation CPD based on questions about the refereed papers in the current issue of the SAAD Digest.

  • Purchasing access to the online CPD is a 12 month subscription
  • Access to the relevant issue of the SAAD Digest is provided
  • The questions are updated each April and October
  • A sedation CPD certificate can be downloaded for each of the successfully completed sections
  • It is possible to set up a direct debit to ensure that your subscription will automatically renew. Please contact us for details
  • If you are interested in purchasing access for a group, please contact us so that we can raise a single invoice and provide access codes

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If you are a SAAD member, or have already purchased an online CPD subscription please click here to log on and access the questions.

There are currently nine sections of questions, if correctly answered each section of questions provides an hour of sedation based CPD.

Section 1:
Remimazolam compared to midazolam for dental sedation: an umbrella review

Section 2:
A review of the awareness and use of airway assessment techniques in conscious sedation in dentistry

Section 3:
Improving safety and efficiency in special care dentistry through quality improvement of patient information in the Belfast Trust

Section 4:
Patient experiences and outcomes following intravenous sedation in an oral surgery setting

Section 5:
An investigation of bispectral index monitoring when providing intravenous sedation for adults with severe cognitive disability

Section 6:
Are we providing an effective sedation service? An evaluation of a new conscious sedation service in primary special dental care

Section 7:
An audit of the use of flumazenil for sedation within the Special Care Dentistry Department (CDS Cycle 7) and seven-year comparison

Section 8:
Unsuccessful conscious sedation on patients with a learning disability and / or autism: a multi-site service evaluation

Section 9:
The effectiveness of dental nurse led Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) on the dentally anxious patient: a service evaluation

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Remember to download your certificate as soon as you have completed each section!