Dental – Sedation/Anesthesia Competency Assessment Exam

The CDCA Sedation/Anesthesia Competency Assessment Exam is designed to assess the clinician’s current knowledge base to provide in office sedation and/or general anesthesia.

There are four examinations available, each specific to a level of sedation:

  1. Minimal Sedation
  2. Moderate Sedation
  3. Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia
  4. Pediatric Sedation

These examinations are computer based multiple choice exams delivered at a Computer Testing Center. Each exam is comprised of sixty (60) questions that are designed to assess core knowledge, as well as assess knowledge that is specific to the level of anesthesia being evaluated.

These multiple-choice questions are both didactic and case based. The content is divided into the following categories.

  1. Pre-operative/Patient assessment
  2. Intra-operative
  3. Post-operative
  4. Emergency Management
  5. Case Scenarios

How do I register for this exams?

Please review the exam registration process on how to create a profile and register for this exam.

Exam Registration Process