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NCSOMS Annual Meeting

September 7 - 9, 2018

Umstead Hotel and Spa - Cary, NC

Speaker: Dr. Tara Aghaloo


and Continuing Education


UNC Department of Dentistry

Chapel Hill, NC

Saturday, March 24, 2018



7:30am - 9:30am

ACLS Recertification, Part II

(light breakfast to be available)

10:00am - 1:00pm

CE Presentation on Anesthesia, presented by Dr. Bob Carter, Dr. Mark Johnson and Dr. Stevan Thompson

ACLS Recertification:

This year we will again be using the American Heart Association online ACLS renewal in order to document proficiency in the didactic portion of the renewal process. 

This online renewal provides a thorough scientific and clinical basis for renewal of the ACLS credentials. Once you complete Part I, which can take upwards of 5-10 hours, and successfully complete the written exam, you will print off a certificate which you must bring with you to Chapel Hill.  

Then you will complete skills testing with an instructor (Dr. Larry Stigall) to finish Part II to obtain ACLS Recertification.

Those planning to take Part II of the ACLS Course on our meeting day, should purchase and complete Part 1 on the website (instructions below). You will receive a certificate from the online course, upon completion, which you should bring with you on our meeting day. In addition, a presentation will follow Part II of the ACLS Course (three Hours of CE Credit in Anesthesia).


CE Presentation on Anesthesia
(3 Hours CE Credit)

Topic: "Moderate Conscious Sedation Review"


Robert Carter, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor, ECU School of Dental Medicine, Dept of General Dentistry, Director, ECU School of Dental Medicine, General Practice Residency Program

Mark Johnson, DDS
OMS Faculty, ECU School of Dental Medicine, Dept of Surgical Sciences, IV Conscious Sedation Faculty, ECU School of Dental Medicine, General Practice Residency Program

Stevan Thompson, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor, ECU School of Dental Medicine, Dept of Surgical Sciences


Goals of the Course:

  1. To review the safe and effective use of moderate conscious sedation for dental procedures by the dental team.
  2. To provide continuing education that contributes to the annual requirements of the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners for maintenance of certification in moderate conscious sedation in the State of North Carolina.


  1. Recertification requirements in the administration of moderate conscious sedation for the dental team.
  2. Appropriate pre procedure patient evaluation and preparation for moderate conscious sedation.
  3. The pharmacology, selection and safe administration of sedative drugs.
  4. The "Minimal Knowledge Requirements" for managing medical complications that may result from the administration of sedative medications.


Please make sure you register so we know how many will be attending each portion of the meeting. You may register for both ACLS Part II and the CE Course OR the CE Course only! The only cost involved will be for those wishing to participate in Part II of the ACLS Course. You will pay nothing to us, but you will have to pay for Part I of the course on the AHA Website.

Those interested in taking Part II of the ACLS Course on Saturday MUST complete Part I online using the instructions below:

Instructions for completing Part I of the ACLS Course: 

  • Go to
  • On the left side under "Courses," use the drop down to choose "Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support."
  • Next, you'll add "Heartcode ACLS Part I" to your cart.
  • From this point, follow instructions to purchase the course.

Once the course is completed, a certificate of completion for part I will be available to print. YOU MUST PRINT THIS CERTIFICATE & BRING IT WITH YOU TO THE MEETING IN ORDER TO PARTAKE IN PART II OF THE COURSE!

Your staff members and assistants are welcome to come for the CE portion of the meeting, but please make they register as well (there is a separate category for them to register).

Hotel Information:

We have reserved a small number of rooms on Friday, March 23, at The Carolina Inn, located only a few blocks from the UNC Dept. of Dentistry.  

The cost is $229/night + taxes/fees/parking.
The hotel is only holding these rooms until Feb. 6th so if you need to make a reservation, please do so before this date. You will need to mention the NCSOMS group when you call. The number to call is 919.933.2001.



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4850 Golden Parkway, Suite B-417

Buford, GA 30518


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