Assistant Course - April 23-24, 2015

A practical, clinically oriented complement to the practitioner’s course. The ADSA two-day sedation course for auxiliaries features an in-depth approach designed especially for those who work in oral and maxillofacial surgery and moderate sedation practices.

JW Marriott Austin Hotel Reservations

ADSA will be at the JW Marriott Hotel in Austin, Texas in 2015.
For more information, please click on the link below.

JW Marriott Austin


Tentative Faculty

Brian Chanpong, DDS - Chair
University of British Columbia

April Patton, CDA
Pacific Coast Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

David L. Rothman, DDS
Private Practice, San Francisco, CA

Claudine M. Sordyl, RN, MS
University of Detroit Mercy


Tentative Schedule



8:00-8:15 Introduction & Course Overview - Brian Chanpong, DDS
8:15-9:15 General Concepts and Principles of Pharmacology - Brian Chanpong, DDS
9:15-10:45 Anesthetic Drugs - Brain Chanpong, DDS
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Preoperative Patient Assessment - Claudine M. Sordyl, RN
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Extreme Ages:  Pediatrics and Geriatrics - David L. Rothman, DDS
3:00-3:30 Approaching the Apprehensive Patient - April Patton, CDA



8:00-9:30 From Start to Finish: Dental Assistant’s Point of View - April Patton, CDA
9:30-10:00 Break
10:00-11:00 Are You Ready?: Preparing for the Worst Case Scenario - Claudine M. Sordyl, RN
11:00-12:00 Review and Evaluation - Brian Chanpong, DDS

CE Information

The Annual Session will provide 16 hours of CE credit. The 2-day Assistant course will provide 12 hours of CE credit. Both courses provide breakfast, breaks and a President’s Reception.

ADSA is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
ADSA designates this activity for 12-16 continuing education credits.
The ADSA is an Accepted National Sponsor (#218597) for FAGD/MAGD Credit.


Exhibitor Information

Exhibitors are welcome at the Annual Session.

Exhibitor Information


Meeting Fees

Special early-bird fees starting at just $495 remain discounted only until the hotel cutoff. For a full Meeting Fee Schedule, please click here. Cancel anytime less $50.

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