Minimal Sedation Recertification (1 day) - N2O or Single Dose


Two separate 1-day courses are available to choose from—Either day will provide recertification

  • Day One: Adult N2O Minimal Sedation Recertification
  • Day Two: Adult Single-Dose Minimal Sedation Recertification

Gain minimal sedation recertification with thorough, expert training.

As a sedation dentist it’s vital to remain up-to-date with your certification. DOCS Education’s 1-day Minimal Sedation Recertification course is an excellent way to do so. Not only will the course allow you to continue using the lucrative and life-changing skill of sedation in your practice, but will further hone and sharpen your knowledge.

Comprehensive understanding of minimal sedation is ideal when team members are involved as well. From front office staff to hygienists to assistants, everyone plays an important role in providing exceptional care. DOCS Education highly recommends bringing team members to the course.

Course Objectives:

  • Stay up-to-date: Remain aware of all the rules and regulations, as well as learning the latest methods in administering anesthesia.
  • Train with experts: Receive instruction from highly-respected dentist Dr. Anthony Feck.
  • Streamline your practice: Reap the benefits of efficiency through team training.
  • Course Highlights

    Day One (Adult nitrous oxide focused):

    • Science of nitrous and other inhalation anesthetics.
    • Effects upon body systems, including respiratory.
    • Cover guidelines for patient monitoring and special equipment.
    • Techniques of administration, both fundamental and advanced.
    • Learn updated local anesthesia techniques.
    • Mitigating biohazards for patients and staff.
    • Learn to minimize N2O exposure in your office.
    • Hands-on N2O training.

    Day Two (Adult single-dose minimal sedation focused):

    • Single-dose protocols for oral sedatives
    • Science of oral sedatives, alone and partnered with nitrous
    • Clinically combining enteral sedation and inhaled anesthetics
    • Drugs: prescribing, dispensing, dosages and safety ranges
    • Airway management, including signs of impending emergency
    • Red flags: good/poor candidates
    • Informed consent: do you know your legal obligation?
    • Review regulatory issues


    • Patient assessment
    • Recordkeeping before, during and after appointments
    • Consent paperwork
    • Identifying proper sedation protocols
    • Identifying patients who would benefit from sedation
    • Comforting patients
    • Supporting the doctor during sedation
    • Assisting on sedation appointments and medical emergencies
    • Setting up the sedation operatory
    • Phone training
    • Monitoring vitals and patients’ levels of sedation
    • Dismissal criteria
  • Faculty

    Anthony Feck, DMD – Dr. Anthony S. Feck graduated with high distinction from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry where he received numerous awards for scholastic excellence. Soon after his graduation in 1983, Dr. Feck was appointed Associate Professor of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry at his alma mater. He has been in private practice in Lexington, Kentucky since completing his education.

  • Where can I meet requirements?

    Every DOCS Education course has been specifically created and constructed to ensure participants meet state regulations.

    To learn more about DOCS Education's wide range of courses visit our Continuing Education section or, which lists the latest regulatory developments. We particularly encourage membership in DOCS Education, which offers round-the-clock personal attention from the nation's leading legal authority on dental regulations.

  • AGD PACE-Approved

    All DOCS Education programs are AGD/PACE-approved courses.
  • Who is DOCS Education?

    DOCS Education consists of over 3,000 members committed to offering safe dentistry to all patients, including those suffering from anxiety. DOCS Education graduates have safely treated an estimated 2 million patients across the United States and Canada. Since it's estimated around 30 percent of people fear the dentist, many individuals remain to be helped. That's why DOCS Education frequently updates its courses and information.