Assistant Course - December 7-8, 2014

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.

Swissotel Chicago Hotel Reservations

Discounted rooms are available at the Swissotel Chicago for $214 per night. Please click below to make reservations online or call the Swiss at 888-73-SWISS.

Swissotel Reservations


Tentative Faculty

Brian Chanpong, DDS - Chair
University of British Columbia

Kyle Kramer, DDS, MS
Indiana University School of Dentistry

April Patton, CDA
Pacific Coast Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Michael Rollert, DDS
University of Colorado

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 General Anesthesia course and Minimal & Moderate Sedation courses offer 16 hours of CE and include breakfast, lunch and breaks. The Assistant course offers 12 hours of CE credit and includes one lunch and all breakfasts and breaks.

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 Chicago review.

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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