Jun 25, 2024  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[24 Credits]
Pain Control II is the second of four courses designed to prepare the student for the management of pain and anxiety and medical emergencies in the dental practice. Patient evaluation as it pertains to sedation with nitrous oxide and medical emergency management will be presented at the beginning of the course. In the first half of the course, the majority of the LSUSD material that pertains to the management of medical emergencies in dental practice is presented. Didactic and clinical instruction in the use of nitrous oxide analgesia will follow during the second half of the course in order to qualify the student for the clinical use of this pain control modality in the school. Additionally, any applicable medical pathophysiologies will be discussed. (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)