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Conscious Sedation for Dentistry PG Dip

The details on this page are for the 2022-23 year of entry (programme start January 2023). 


This postgraduate diploma in Conscious Sedation for Dentistry provides enhanced understanding of the processes involved in conscious sedation through knowledge of the basic sciences. The course provides a high level of clinical experience in 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 IACSD national guidelines
  • Clinical sessions one day per week

It's difficult to find a sedation course like this that gives so much hands-on experience. The staff are superb and support your learning and development. I gained a depth of knowledge and skills that I didn't expect to.

Rita, Conscious Sedation for Dentistry



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The application closing date is 1st September 2022.


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