Las Vegas


Minimal & Moderate Sedation - February 20-21, 2015



Tentative Faculty

Roy L. Stevens, DDS (Chair)
University of Oklahoma

Daniel E. Becker, DDS
Miami Valley Hospital

Stuart E. Lieblich, DMD
University of Connecticut

Ernest B. Luce, DDS
University of Texas

James C. Phero, DMD
University of Cincinnati

Kenneth L. Reed, DMD
Lutheran Medical Center


Tentative Schedule



8:00-8:15     Welcome and Introduction - Roy L. Stevens, DDS
8:15-10:15   Medical Assessment and Patient Medications - Daniel Becker, DDS
10:15-10:30  Break
10:30-12:00  Update on Patient Monitoring - Ernie Luce, DDS
12:00-1:00    Lunch
1:00-2:00      Preparing Your Office for a Medical Emergency: Crisis Resource Management - James Phero, DMD
2:00-3:00      A Team Approach to Airway Management - James Phero, DMD
3:00-3:15      Break
3:15-5:00      Recognition and Management of Complications - Daniel Becker, DDS


8:00-10:15     Pharmacotherapeutics for Minimal and Moderate Sedation - Stuart Lieblich, DMD
10:15-10:30   Break
10:30-12:00   Pain Management: Perioperative Considerations - Kenneth Reed, DMD
12:00-1:00     Lunch
1:00-2:00      Starting the Difficult IV  - Roy Stevens, DDS
2:00-3:15      Medical Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction - Ernie Luce, DDS
3:15-3:30      Break
3:30-5:00      Nuisance Complications of Minimal and Moderate Sedation - Ernie Luce, DDS

College of Sedation in dentistry examination

In order to recognize dentists with advanced training in dental sedation the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology established the College of Sedation in Dentistry in 2006. Entrance to the college is by examination. Click below for more information or to register for the entrance examination following the meeting, or call us at 312.664.8270.

College Information


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.

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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 $795 remain discounted only until the hotel cutoff.


Exhibitor Information

Exhibitors are welcome at the Las Vegas review.

Exhibitor Information


Hotel Information


ADSA will be at the Aria Hotel & Casino in las Vegas, NV in 2015. For more information, please click on the link below.

Aria Hotel


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