Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation for Dental Hygienists

The Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation course is designed to instruct students in the art and science of minimal inhalation sedation using Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen.

It encompasses the evaluation of the child and adult patient prior to administration, management of the patient during administration, and the management of medical emergencies.

The course is 5 weeks of didactic, online learning (15 hours) and one day (8 hours) of on-site clinical practice. Students are expected to be in the ULM Dental Hygiene Clinic during the final day for the clinical portion.

Fall 2023 Online Course Schedule:
August 28, 2023 -- First Day of Online portion
October 6, 2023 -- Last Day of Online portion

Fall 2023 Clinical Date (on-campus):
Friday, October 6th
*Note: Times may vary based on the number of participants.

Required textbook:
Handbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation, 4th ed. 
Authors: Clark, Morris S. and Ann L. Brunick 
(ISBN # 978-1-4557-4547-0)
*Print edition or e-book acceptable.

Attire: Scrubs

Course Price: $900.00

In order to register for this course, participants must provide a copy of their Dental Hygiene License and CPR card. Both should be sent to Emma Herrock at Once received, participants will be contacted to complete registration.

Upcoming Nitrous Oxide Course Dates:
Jan. 29 - March 2, 2024
April 1 - May 4, 2024