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Conscious Sedation for Dentistry PG Dip

The details on this page are for the 2024-25 year of entry (programme start January 2025). 


This postgraduate diploma in Conscious Sedation for Dentistry creates enhanced understanding of the processes involved in conscious sedation through knowledge of the basic sciences. The course provides a high level of clinical experience of treating patients under sedation in supervised sessions. You will learn basic techniques, with introduction to advanced approaches where required. Both practical and theoretical training is given, from initial assessment and treatment planning to delivery, recovery and discharge, for a variety of sedation techniques for dental treatment.

Key benefits

  • High levels of exposure to the clinical environment at Guy's Hospital with its diverse patient population.
  • Close expert supervision, to gain competence and confidence in treating patients under conscious sedation.
  • Compliant with the IACSD national guidelines.
  • Clinical sessions one day per week.
Dr Laleh Sharifian

I feel this course is able to provide the back bone to the body of knowledge and experience you will get in your sedation career.

Laleh, Conscious Sedation for Dentistry



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The application deadline will be on 16 September 2024 (23:59 UK time).


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