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Anesthesia & Sedation

Conscious Sedation Permits

Sedation Permit Holders (Minimal Pediatric Sedation, Moderate Enteral Sedation, Moderate Parenteral Sedation, or Moderate Pediatric Sedation) are required to complete not less than 6 hours of clinical continuing education related to sedation or anesthesia in a classroom setting that includes hands-on airway management during the two year term (​renewal cycle or biennium) of the permit;
or
shall maintain ACLS or PALS certification.

This education requirement shall not be used to satisfy other continuing education requirements and shall be in addition to the 30 hours of continuing education required under 201 KAR 8:532.

At the November 12, 2011 Board Meeting, the Kentucky Board of Dentistry resolved that licensees may apply the difference only in continuing education hours used to meet anesthesia renewal and/or application requirements toward the regular 30 hours of continuing education required for license renewal.

Deep Sedation / General Anesthesia Permits

Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia permit holders shall complete not less than 4 hours of on-sight clinical continuing education related to sedation or anesthesia during the two year term (renewal cycle or biennium) of the permit;
and
maintain ACLS or PALS certification.

This education requirement shall not be used to satisfy other continuing education requirements and shall be in addition to the 30 hours of continuing education required under 201 KAR 8:532.