Behavioral Science and Management

This course is intended for giving the student an in-depth knowledge about the principles of child cognitive development and behavioral psychology.  Non pharmacologic behavior management techniques will be presented.  The course will present the proper guidelines for conduction of inhalation sedation including facility, personnel and equipment.  The techniques of safe and effective delivery of inhalation sedation along with management of complications and emergencies will be discussed in depth.  Other sedation techniques will be discussed.  The course will also describe the facilities for the delivery of general anesthesia and the delivery of comprehensive restorative care and exodontias for children and adolescents under general anesthesia.  The residents will receive general anesthesia simulation training at KHSC.