Online Education
for Pediatric Sedation

On behalf of the Society for Pediatric Sedation (SPS), welcome to the new homebase for our SPS Sedation Provider Course®. The SPS is a multidisciplinary organization striving to advance the practice of pediatric procedural sedation by promoting safe, high quality care, innovative research, and quality professional education.

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The SPS has offered the SPS Sedation Provider Course® as an intensive daylong didactic and simulation-based sedation course for over a decade. We are pleased to present a comprehensively updated SPS Sedation Provider Course® including the most recent AAP/AAPD guidelines and reflecting current sedative practice incorporating state-of-the-art pharmacologic strategies. The SPS Sedation Provider Course® is comprised of an online e-learning package and simulation-based training course materials. The online delivery system provides increased flexibility and interactivity for individuals and group learners.

Pediatric Anesthesia | Child Life | Pediatric Critical Care | Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery |
Pediatric Emergency Medicine | Pediatric Hospital Medicine | Pediatric Radiology | Pediatric Nursing | Advanced Practice Nursing

Online Training Options

Training for Individuals

Individuals with an interest in learning or reviewing principles promoting safe and effective procedural sedation practice at all levels would benefit from our comprehensive online, on-demand learning course.

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Training for Institutions

Institution-affiliated individual learners as well as groups of team-based providers who participate in pediatric procedural sedation would benefit by combining the online learning course with the sedation simulation package.

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Features & Benefits of Our Online Course


Comprehensive review of pediatric procedural sedation for all learning levels — from trainee through experienced provider


Intended for multidisciplinary learners, including nursing, dental and medical sedation team members

Developed by Experts

Created by sedation and education experts and includes updated content reflecting current AAP/AAPD Guidelines

On-Demand Learning

Accessible online — designed for flexible delivery of focused learning to individuals or groups

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