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SAAD Webinars

SAAD has hosted a series of three webinars chaired by Dr Carole Boyle.

While we can’t have face to face, hands on courses, SAAD would like to help fill the gap with this series of bespoke webinars - suitable for the whole team - both experienced sedationists and those just starting out.

These webinars are now available from the SAAD website!

It is possible to subscribe to view each of the webinars, complete the evaluation feedback and download a CPD certificate; each webinar provides one hour of sedation CPD, and the subscription provides access to the recording for 31 days.


Webinar ONE

Procedural Conscious Sedation (PCS) for medical specialties
David Craig

Webinar TWO

Immediate Life Support (ILS) update
Anthony McKay

Webinar THREE

Sedation in a pandemic
Paul Howlett


Each webinar provides 1 hour of sedation CPD

Fees:
£30 per webinar.

SAAD members pay £25 per webinar. (Please make sure you are logged on to the SAAD website for the discount to be applied automatically after you press 'book now')


CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE NOW!


The sessions are chaired by Carole A Boyle, SAAD Course Director and previous SAAD President.


Carole is the clinical lead for sedation and special care dentistry at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) the largest teaching department in the UK


Webinar ONE

Procedural Conscious Sedation (PCS) for medical specialties

David Craig

David Craig MBE needs no introduction to the sedation world. A previous SAAD President and Course Director he is known for his wide knowledge of sedation and his role in dental politics ensuring that the role of sedation is not overlooked. In recent years as Chair of the Conscious Sedation Committee at Guy’s and St Thomas’ (GSTT) he has been teaching our medical colleagues on safe sedation. In the webinar he will share his unique insight into the use of sedation in the medical sphere.

At the end of this session you will...

1. Have reviewed the similarities and differences between adult PCS techniques in medicine and dentistry.

2. Understand the implications of different methods of pain control.

3. Considered National recommendations on the use of capnography during PCS.

4. Appreciate the advantages of liaison with medical specialties, especially anaesthesia.

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Webinar TWO

Immediate Life Support (ILS) Update

Anthony McKay

This year it has been difficult to access ILS training. Recognising this, a joint statement published by the Care Quality Commission and General Dental Council suggested that appropriate alternative provisions could be made including e-learning. This session will help fulfil that requirement.

Anthony McKay is a Senior Resuscitation Training Officer at GSTT where he has a wealth of experience attending emergencies and teaches undergraduate dental students. He is an ALS, APLS, NLS and Generic Resuscitation Instructor with a keen interest in non-technical skills. He has a Masters in Quality and Safety in Healthcare evaluating resuscitation teams.

At the end of this session you will...

1. Have explored Common Medical Emergencies in Dentistry.

2. Have explored common issues related to resuscitation and COVID -19.

3. Have learnt how to develop a team-based scenario.

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Webinar THREE

Sedation in a pandemic

Paul Howlett

Paul Howlett is long standing member of SAAD council and is our communication secretary. He is a partner in Queensway Dental - a well-known multi-disciplinary practice in the North East. Paul provides both intravenous and inhalation conscious sedation for all aspects of dental care. Having worked through 2020 he is well aware of the challenges of working in primary care this year and will share his experience and provide advice

At the end of this session you will:

1.Have reviewed the challenges of providing conscious sedation through the pandemic.

2. Have discussed potential mitigations and modifications to the patient journey for conscious sedation in response to COVID-19.

3. Appreciate the potential role of video consultation platforms in patient assessment.

4. Have considered options for team training in sedation during the COVID-19 pandemic.



ABOUT SAAD

SAAD is at the forefront of postgraduate teaching of sedation techniques in dentistry. The Society runs courses for the whole dental team encouraging the safe provision of conscious sedation. Other activities include providing scientific seminars, giving expert advice to other bodies including the Department of Health and the General Dental Council; providing experts for guidelines and standards documents; giving expert evidence to the courts; promoting research in the field of pain and anxiety control and providing individual support and advice to members. Membership of the society is open to any registered dental or medical practitioner, dental nurse or dental therapist/hygienist.

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