Individual Online Course

Rated 5.00 out of 5


View or print downloadable Contact Hours certificate upon successful completion.
Receive Sedation Certification certificate by mail within 21 days from completion date after verification of information.



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Product Description


Current RN, PA, MD, DO, DDS, or DPM license

Current ACLS and/or PALS certification

The Learner will be able to:

  • Use a pre-sedation competency checklist to self-evaluate current moderate sedation competencies.
  • Define the levels of sedation.
  • Discuss the Joint Commission guidelines for sedation.
  • Identify critical elements of the patient preoperative assessment.
  • List the four Mallampati classifications for airway assessment.
  • Describe the various oxygen delivery systems and airway adjuncts.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of common moderate sedation and reversal agents.
  • Identify potential complications and appropriate treatment.
  • Discuss pre and post-operative techniques in suggestibility and semantics.
  • Select medications and dosages for moderate sedation and patient rescue.
  • Monitor ECG, Heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation, and EtCO2
  • Identify from the post-competency checklist the needed additional competency training and experience for safe and effective sedation.

Why be a CSRN™?

  • They are a tremendous asset to the physician.
  • They are knowledgeable of the medications used.
  • They possess the skills to properly assess the patient’s condition.
  • They can effectively intervene in the event of complications.
  • They are knowledgeable of the regulations, protocols, and guidelines applicable:
    • Patient monitoring.
    • Drug administration.
    • And aware of potential complications/emergencies before, during and after the procedure.

Gated Course Description:

  • 8 parts of lecture and review videos, and two competency simulator cases.
  • Course manual in PDF, Flipbook, or purchase a hardcopy separate.
  • 50 question-cumulative exam, separated by 5 questions for each part.
  • Pre and Post-Sedation Competency Assessment.
  • Course is available with Internet Access through a PC or laptop, Downloadable program for PC, Apple and Android devices.

You will receive:

  • Notification right away if you pass! Download/print your Contact Hours Certificate upon successful completion.
  • Via USPS mail, your Certification in Moderate Sedation Certificate suitable for framing, can take up to 21 days for processing and shipping.
  • Free one year membership with the American Association of Moderate Sedation Nurses (AAMSN) with a certificate suitable for framing and a membership card. Free CE credits available online with valid membership!


Course must be completed in 365 days from course registration.



Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider # CEP 15997 for 10 Contact Hours.

The American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN) has designated Sedation Certification and Clinical Competency as GI-Specific for 6.75 contact hours.

Physician category II CMEs.