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.

Tentative Faculty

Brian Chanpong, DDS - Chair
University of British Columbia

Kyle Kramer, DDS, MS
Indiana University School of Dentistry

Zak Messieha, DDS
University of Illinois College of Dentistry

Michael K. Rollert, DDS
University of Colorado

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 - Zak Messieha, DDS

10:45-11:00  Break

11:00-12:00  Preoperative Patient Assessment - Claudine M. Sordyl, RN

12:00-1:00    Lunch  

1:00-2:00       Geriatric Patients - Michael K. Rollert, DDS

2:00-2:15       Break

2:15-3:15       Pediatric Patients - Brian Chanpong, DDS




8:00-9:30       Monitoring / Recordkeeping / Discharge Instructions - Claudine M. Sordyl, RN

9:30-10:00    Break

10:00-11:00  Managing Anesthetic Complications - Kyle Kramer, DDS

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.


Meeting Fees

Special early-bird fees starting at just $495 remain discounted only until the hotel cutoff.


Exhibitor Information

Exhibitors are welcome at the Chicago review.

Exhibitor Information


Hotel Information

Discounted rooms starting at $209 are available at the Swissotel Chicago. Please click below to make reservations online or call the Swiss at 888-73-SWISS.



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