Sedation: Simulated Experience Skills Validation
Session 1: 8 to 10 a.m.
Session 2: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Session 3: 2 to 4 p.m.
Davis I Building, Suite 1200
Course # DAHS-NGNSSESV19-SIM
Italicized class dates are full.
This hands-on simulated experience course is intended for providers who must be sedation certified and who are new or have limited exposure and opportunity to complete the sedation skills checklist. This course has two parts, the first consists of an online modules and post-test. Modules must be completed no more than 30 days prior to class and the certificate of completion or training transcript must be shown at registration in order to attend. Participants who complete this course will also receive credit for the checklist.
Part two consists of simulated case studies through use of a Human Patient Simulator (HPS). The focus is on the nurse’s role in providing safe, high quality care for adult and/or pediatric patients at all phases along the sedation continuum. Effective team behaviors and communication skills will be incorporated throughout the curriculum, and participants will have an opportunity to practice management of a sedated patient during the simulation portion of the course. This course emulates the nurse’s workflow, stressing the importance of appropriate assessment and monitoring, early identification of complications and timely interventions, when caring for patients undergoing sedation.
Prerequisites and preparation
- This course is restricted to UC Davis Health CN IIs, CN IIIs, CN IVs and AN IIs. Exceptions must be approved by the CPPN course coordinator
- Current ACLS/PALS/NRP certification (according to unit requirements); This must be reflected in your UC Learning Center training transcript
- Completion of the Moderate and Deep Sedation Certification Module*
- Completion of the Capnography: A Standard of Care for Procedural Sedation Monitoring*
- Review of the Sedation Policy XIII-23
- Review of the AORN Guidelines (PDF)
- Review of the Board of Nursing Statement on Sedation (PDF)
*Modules are to be completed no more than 30 days prior to class.
Participants must bring verification of current ACLS/PALS/NRP certifications according to unit requirements and verification of completion for Capnography: A Standard of Care for Procedural Sedation Monitoring and the Moderate and Deep Sedation Certification Module. Participants may bring their UC Learning Center training transcript as proof or show their training transcript using the SumTotal Mobile app.
Be courteous and on time. Students are expected to attend and participate in the entire course. Participants will not be allowed to attend the session if they are more than 5 minutes late. Late participants and those without all prerequisites completed will not be allowed to attend the class and will not receive credit. They will need to register for an alternate available session as available.
Please wear your badge and bring a stethoscope as participants will work hands-on with a human patient simulator.
C.E. contact hours
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for 2.0 contact hours.
Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 5 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.
Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to:
Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820
Registrations are confirmed only if deposit or fee is provided with registration form.
UC Davis employees
$50 registration deposit. Registration deposit is returned upon completion of class. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive deposit refund.
This class is for UC Davis Health employees only.
Persons with disabilities
Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.
Parking is available in parking lots 14, 16 and the staff parking structure with a UC Davis parking permit. A daily permit is available for purchase for $6 from the kiosks in lots 14 (2nd Ave. & 45th St.) and 16 (2nd Ave. & Stockton Blvd.) or through the Flowbird Parking app.