Formación en Sedación con Óxido Nitroso en la Clínica Dental para Personal Auxiliar

Type of programme
2 semesters
0.5 ECTS
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Nitrous oxide dental sedation techniques provide professionals yet another tool for managing anxious patients. Dentists need their auxiliaries to understand and be familiar with the work dynamics, indications and equipment used in these procedures and have basic knowledge of their risks and advantages.  


  1. To learn how to work with nitrous oxide sedation of patients.
  2. To learn to use the necessary equipment. 
  3. To understand the risks, advantages and drawbacks of these techniques.

Competences and learning outcomes to be acquired by students

  1. Students will learn how to manage and prepare patients for sedation. 
  2. Students will understand the advantages, drawbacks and risks of nitrous oxide sedation.
  3. Students will learn to identify the parts of the equipment and to how to assemble, prepare and operate them.

Target students

Dental assistants and hygienists. 

Course coordinators

Dr. Manuel Ribera 

Dr. Víctor Gil

Course programme

Theoretical presentation of the nitrous oxide sedation technique, as well as its indications, contraindications and benefits.

Theoretical presentation: Types of equipment, assembly, disassembly, and handling techniques. 

Practical demonstration of sedation by lecturers.

Study programme and subjects 2020-2021

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Formación en Sedación con Óxido Nitroso en la Clínica Dental para Personal Auxiliar Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 0.5
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English


  • Dr. Manuel Ribera
  • Dr. Víctor Gil


Prerequisites & admissions

Prerequisites and admissions

  • To be a dental assistant or hygienist.



Information and Admission Services

Sra. Cristina Junquera
Sra. Paola Lago