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Virginia AGD

ACLS Re-Certification and Sedation Update

October 15, 2021 8:00 AM - 02:00 PM (EST)

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Four Points by Sheraton Richmond

9901 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond VA

BOTH COURSES: $900 Members/$1100 Non Members

2 CE Lecture Credits, Code 142 (Medical Emergency Training) PER COURSE

ACLS Re-Certification

  • Friday, October 15th, 2021
  • 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM
  • ACLS Registration Only: $400 Members/$500 Non-Members

Sedation Update:

  • Friday, October 15th, 2021
  • 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM – Sedation Update Course
  • Sedation Registration Only: $550 Members/$650 Non-Members

Who Needs a Sedation Update?

The Dental Sedation Update Program is designed for individuals that are currently certified and practicing dental sedation and require the update every 2 years. Dental Assistants are invited to attend the program so that they are aware of the sedation process and how to assist the dentist with the management of the patient. 

The program content will cover, but not limited to; Virginia guidelines addressing dental sedation, indication for the use of sedation medication, side effects, reversal agents, etc., Pt and A/W assessment, and several scenarios concerning the complicated case and potential challenges associated with the practice of sedation.

ACLS Re-Certification Information

How to Get Ready

The ACLS Provider Course is designed to teach you the lifesaving skills required to be both a team member and a team leader in either an in-hospital or an out-of-hospital setting. Because the ACLS Provider Course covers extensive material in a short time, you will need to prepare for the course beforehand.

Please plan to arrive on time because it will be difficult for late students to catch up once we start. Students are expected to attend and participate in the entire course. 

Pre-Course Requirements

You should prepare for the course by doing the following: 

Review and understand the information in your ACLS Provider Manual .  

Ensure that your BLS skills and knowledge are current for the resuscitation scenarios. You will be tested on adult high-quality BLS skills at the beginning of the ACLS Course. You must know this in advance because you will not be taught how to do CPR or use an AED.  

Review, understand, and complete the ECG and Pharmacology Pre-course Self-Assessment on the Student Website (https://elearning.heart.org/course/). You will need to follow the steps below: 

  •  Go to the link above 
  •  Use drop down menu to select the course 
  •  Select “ACLS Pre-course Self-Assessment [KJ-1480] 
  •  Use the red button to,Search Courses 
  •  In this window, Select, “Launch this Course 
  • Either Sign In if you have an AHA account already. If not, then create an account. 
  •  Launch and complete the course 

Print your CERTIFICATE WITH YOUR NAME for the Pre-course Self-Assessment and bring them with you to class.

YOU MUST HAVE THE PRETEST COMPLETED WITH A PASSING SCORE OF AT LEAST 70% PRIOR TO CLASS AND TURN IN THE
PRINTED COMPLETION CERTIFICATE.

What This Course Does Not Cover 

The ACLS Provider Course does not teach algorithms, ECG rhythm recognition, or pharmacology. If you do not
learn and understand the ECG and pharmacology information in the Pre-course Self-Assessment, it is unlikely that you can successfully complete the ACLS Provider Course.
 

What to Bring

You may wish to purchase the AHA’s 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers (optional), which you may bring to the course to use as a reference guide during some of the stations in the course. 

We look forward to welcoming you on the date of class. If you have any questions about the course, please call Weet Baldwin at cell
(804) 399-7720.
  

Event Details:

There is ample, free parking in front of the facility.

Continental Breakfast will be provided.

Coffee, soft drinks, water and snacks will be available throughout the day.

Important Information about Registration and CE:

  • Doctor Prices reflect NON-MEMBER rates. To receive the AGD Membership Discounts, you must have a current AGD PACE ID 
  • After the course, CE Credits will automatically be submitted to National for AGD Members. Staff and Non-Members will receive a CE Certificate in their Certify Simple account.
  • For any problems with registration, please contact Karen Haddon at VirginiaAGD@gmail.com.

COVID Protocol:

The Virginia AGD is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and staff. All participants including but not limited to attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, staff, and service providers, are expected to abide by this Code of Conduct during these challenging times. Its purpose is to achieve and maintain a safe and healthy environment with the objective of resuming normal operations to the extent possible.  

  • Before Leaving Home, follow relevant guidance provided by the World Health Organization (WHO), or your local health authority. 
  • Adhere to government issued travel restrictions and guidance issued by the region you will be travelling to and the region you
    are travelling from.  
  • Evaluate your own health and that of people you are in close contact with; contact the Virginia AGD if you have concerns. Stay home if you feel sick. 
  • Agree to wear a mask or facial covering during the event in accordance with the event venue's policy. 
  • Adhere to social distance protocols put in place by the VAGD and respect others’ personal space. 

Event Cancellation Policy:

Full refunds will only be given up to 30 days before the course. If a refund is requested within 30 days of the course, a credit will be applied to the registrants account for use toward a future VAGD program. 

 

Virginia AGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2023. Provider ID# 219330

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