Register NowAdministration of
Nitrous Oxide for the
Dental Hygienist

Successful completion earns 8 CEUs.

Friday, October 24, 2014 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Big Rapids, Michigan
Cost: $379.00

Dental Hygiene Professional DevelopmentThis course will introduce the knowledge and skills required to administer Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen sedation in a clinical setting, and fulfills the 8-hour requirement for dental hygienists to become certified in Nitrous Oxide administration in the State of Michigan. Participants must additionally pass a computerized state exam for certification.

The lecture content will include:

  • Chemistry/Pharmacology of Nitrous Oxide
  • Physiology: Stages of Nitrous Oxide Anesthesia
  • Patient Assessment, Indications and Contraindications
  • Signs & Symptoms of Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Potential Complications


The hands-on lab portion* will include: Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen delivery systems, techniques of administration, and monitoring of patients.

All participants must supply a copy of their current dental hygiene license and CPR certification.

FSU Dental Hygiene Faculty

Required Textbook Purchase:
Nitroous Textbook available at Amazon.comHandbook of Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation, by Clark and Brunick, third edition, Mosby, 2008,

ISBN #9780323048279

Cost of textbook is not included in the course fee.

*If you are pregnant, you must register for this course after delivery due to possible risk to the fetus.


Two (2) weeks prior to the workshop start date.


Make checks payable to Ferris State University.

If paying by debit/credit card, you must register online.


Refunds, minus a 10% administrative fee, will be granted when written request for cancellation and refund are received no later than two weeks preceding your scheduled workshop. Cancellations received less than one week prior will not be refunded.

Ferris State University reserves the right to cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment with full refund.