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Textbooks, study tools, guidelines, cases, drug information, multimedia (videos, animations, images). Focus on anesthesiology, pain management, critical care, and perioperative medicine. Some features require a free MyAccess profile.
ADSA is America’s largest not-for-profit society dedicated to pain and anxiety control in dentistry. Their mission is to provide a forum for education, research, and recognition of achievement in order to promote safe and effective patient care for all dentists who have an interest in anesthesiology, sedation and the control of anxiety and pain.
The mission of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is "Advancing the Practice and Securing the Future". ASA offers members the education, research and practice management tools they need to serve their patients and their profession.
This website has a map highlighting the current status of general anesthesia legislation in the states, an advocacy effort begun by the AAPD in the mid-1990s and coordinated through the Council on Dental Benefit Programs.
The Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Examination is a two-part continuing education program comprised of approximately 36 hours of self-study material and quizzes and a standardized, computer-based exam.
The American Dental Association has developed both guidelines for teaching and guidelines for the use of conscious sedation, deep sedation and general anesthesia. These guidelines serve as a recommendation for state laws and regulations addressing dentists' administration of anesthesia and sedation.