Moderate Sedation
 
Description:
 
Moderate sedation covers the sedation continuum, expected level of consciousness, medications, dose, and complications along with monitoring guidelines.
 
Obectives:
 
  • The participant will be able to identify the common procedures in which moderate sedation is appropriate.
  • The participant will be able to explain the criteria for the proper level of sedation on the sedation continuum and be able to differentiate between the different levels of sedation.
  • The participant will be able to identify common medications used in moderate sedation and their effect/side effects.
  • The participant will be able to understand when the need to rescue a patient from deep sedation arises.
  • The participant will be familiar with the proper reversal agents for opioids and benzodiazepines commonly used in moderate sedation.
  • The participant will understand the factors that influence patient selection for moderate sedation.
  • The participant will be able to explain the proper monitoring of patients undergoing moderate sedation.
  • The participant will be familiar with the sources of guidance of practice regarding moderate sedation.
 
Target:
 
Physicians,Physician Assistants,CRNA,Nurse Pracitcioners,Nurses