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Pediatric Sedation Outside of The Operating Room 1st Virtual Conference: On-Demand Lectures and Live Symposium: November 14-15, 2020


The conference is designed to meet the California Business and Professions Code, Chapter 4, Article 2.85, Section 1647.13 requirement for “approved courses of study related to oral conscious sedation of minor patients as a condition of certification renewal as an oral conscious sedation provider.” We are registered providers of continuing education by the Dental Board of California RP# 5079

Approved by the New York State Board for Dentistry for the 7 or 12.5 clock hours of education in anesthesia/sedation techniques.

Please check with your State Board to verify, as requirements differ from state to state. 

CE credit will be awarded for completion of this course:
Online Module Option 2: 7.0 CE Self Instructional Hours
Online Module Option 3: 12.5 CE Self Instructional Hours
Period of Availability: September 2020- January 2021
Attendees will have access to on-demand lectures for 30 days.


Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at:

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for a maximum of 12.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Risk Management Credits
This activity meets the requirements for 3.0 Risk Management Credits as proscribed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine and defined in 243 CMR 2.06(5)(d) I. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

The sessions approved for Risk Management are outlined below:

  • Adverse Events, Risks Factors, and Reduction in the Sedation Setting 
  • Answering the Parents Questions…Does Sedation Harm the Developing Brain? 
  • Emergencies in Sedation: 10 Minutes to Save a Life 
  • Expect the Best Through Preparing for the Worst: Video Illustration of Sedation Safety Gaps 
  • Optimizing the Pre-Sedation Evaluation: Recognizing Obstructive Apnea, Cardiac and Behavioral Risks
  • Practice Like You Train, Train Like You Practice: Pediatric Sedation Simulation
Disclosure Statement
Boston Children's Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children's may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

ACGME Competencies
This course is designed to meet one or more of the following American Board of Medical Specialties/Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies:

  • Patient and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
IEC Competencies
This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Interprofessional Education Collaborative competencies:
  • Interprofessional Communication


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