Nitrous Oxide–Oxygen Inhalational Sedation: Managing Pain and Anxiety, 2nd edition - L1010


Release Date: February 15th, 2020

Expiration Date: February 14th, 2023

Upon completing this intermediate-level course, the learner will be able to discuss the continuum of consciousness and understand where N2O/O2 sedation may fit in the treatment paradigm.


1.           Describe the history, pharmacology, and physical properties of nitrous oxide–oxygen inhalational sedation.

2.           Explain the effects of nitrous oxide–oxygen on physiological systems.

3.           Outline the administration of nitrous oxide–oxygen inhalational sedation in the dental office.

4.           Discuss the complications of nitrous oxide–oxygen inhalational sedation.