Reflection is an important part of learning, patient safety and quality improvement in our practising of conscious sedation and is wholeheartedly supported by DSTG. Our advice in light of recent concerns by our medical colleagues, in relation to the use of the information contained in a logbook, is that any information recorded ensures that no [...]
DSTG fully supports the IACSD Standards (April 2015) and strongly recommends that members comply with the new guidelines on training and clinical practice. DSTG recommends that all undergraduate, postgraduate and StR programmes continue to be aligned with the IACSD Standards.
The 2016 annual symposium is now fully booked! If anyone who have not registered and interested in a cancellation place, please contact Fiona Trimingham at info@DSTGsymposium.co.uk
The IACSD ‘Standards for Conscious Sedation in the Provision of Dental Care’(April 2015) state that practitioners offering supervised clinical experience in conscious sedation must now be accredited by a university, deanery, or IACSD (p34, 86). IACSD, SAAD and DSTG recognise the contribution ‘ Mentors’ have made to training for inexperienced sedationists and are working together [...]
The DSTG Annual Symposium is being held at the Royal Society of Medicine in London on the 19 May 2015 Please visit the Meetings page for more information and registration.
Due to an over run of building work the room for the DSTG Symposium has been changed. It is now ‘The Clubhouse Suite’, level 4, access via Gate 7 NOT Gate 4. Gate 7 is at the southwest corner of the stadium adjacent to Wood street bridge. The Millennium Stadium, for those unfortunate enough not [...]
23th April 2013 Dear DSTG member, The annual DSTG Symposium is being held in the Millennium Stadium Cardiff on Tuesday 14th May. The Symposium is entitled Simulation in Conscious Sedation, Education, Teamwork and Practice and the programme is available on our website (www.dstg.co.uk) along with the application forms. I am writing to highlight the business [...]
In January 2013 the MHRA issued a Medical Device Alert MDA/2013/002 with regard to medical oxygen and medical air cylinders filled to These are being supplied into the UK, under European Law, by SOL Spa/BTG Gases. An incident recently occurred at a Trust where it appears one of these 200 bar oxygen pin index cylinders [...]
Welcome to the new Dental Sedation Teaching Group website, we hope you find the resources online valuable and take an active part in our forum. DSTG.