We strive to increase access to care through practitioner empowerment. It is within us to elevate the standard; therefore, we provide a platform that fosters life-long learning through world-class continuing education. 


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Keep Calm with Moderate IV Sedation

Nashville, Tennessee

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Coming Soon

Keep Calm with Moderate IV Sedation

  This is an intensive moderate IV sedation continuing education course. Participants will receive training from seasoned Oral and Maxillofa...

Event Details

Nashville, Tennessee

Our Team


                                         Jeffrey B. Carter, MD, DMD 

Clinical Director  - Dr. Carter practices full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery. He hails from Connecticut and received his Engineering degree from Tufts University in Boston, MA. He holds a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from University of Connecticut and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Vanderbilt Medical School. He completed his surgical training at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN.

He began his career in academia in 1980 as the Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the Carle Clinic in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois and then relocated back to Nashville in 1986. He has served as Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept OMFS, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN since 1986. In 1992, he opened the first OMS Medicare certified ambulatory surgery center in the US called the Specialty Surgery Center, which he still serves as the Medical Director. Dr. Carter has served on the AAOMS Special Committee Appointee to the Anesthesia Quality Institute to Draft Standards of Patient Safety.

Over the past thirty years, he has mentored 16 surgical fellows and 20 surgical interns. He served on the prestigious Examining Committee of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for six years. In 2016, he was the recipient of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual award for the Committee Man of the Year for his life-long contributions to the surgical specialty society.


                     R. Alan Davenport, DNP, MS, CRNA, APRN

Didactic Director  -  Dr. Davenport grew up in Middle Tennessee and obtained his undergraduate nursing education at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. A former Paramedic, and with   extensive experience in both the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit of what was Baptist Hospital and the Cardiovascular Intensive Care “Pods” of what is now St. Thomas West Hospital, he was accepted into Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia where he received the Janssen Pharmaceutical Award as the outstanding graduate in 1986. 

With approximately 40 years of clinical anesthesia and intensive care experience, Dr. Davenport received a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, where his extensive work focused on multi-modal opioid sparing methods to reduce narcotic needs both during and after surgery. The anti-inflammatory effects of multiple intravenous medications and nutrient infusions, including but not limited to moderate and high dose Vitamin-C, and the ability of sub-anesthetic low dose Ketamine to help patients with depression and chronic pain, has led to IntraVenous Solutions becoming a wellness center with an evidence based clinical focus. 

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to practice and to the betterment of the profession, the Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists Board of Directors presented Dr. Davenport with the 2017 Practitioner of the Year Award at their annual meeting in Murfreesboro. As President and Director of Clinical Services for both Mid South Anesthesia, PC and IntraVenous Solutions, PC, Dr. Davenport strives to foster clinical excellence in all areas of health care.


                                 Wm. Stuart McKenzie, MD, DMD 

Co-Course Director - Dr. McKenzie practices full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery in the greater Nashville area as the owner of Mid-State Oral Surgery and Implant Center. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University and completed his Doctor of Medicine and surgical residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 

During his time at UAB, he participated in teaching and supervising for the moderate sedation course offered through the university. He also completed 5 months of anesthesia training, including 1 month of pediatric anesthesia during his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency. He served as an Attending of an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery internship at Oral Surgical Institute. He holds a general anesthesia permit in the state of Tennessee. Dr. McKenzie is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and performs hundreds of office-based anesthetics every year. 


                                  Johnny Williams, DMD, MS, FICOI

Course Director - Dr. Williams practices general dentistry. He is originally from the great state of Florida. He received his Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry and a Masters degree in Chemistry from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. He attained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry. After practicing for four years Dr. Williams completed an internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Oral surgical Institutes in Nashville, Tennessee.  He holds a Fellowship in International Congress of Oral Implantologists. 

Dr. Williams has always had a passion for mentoring and teaching, which began with him mentoring kids at the Boys and Girls Club that he worked at during his undergraduate matriculation. After completing his Masters degree Dr. Williams worked as a Senior Research Technician and Adjunct Faculty member in the Department of Chemistry at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. He also served as an Adjunct Faculty member in the Natural Science Department at Santa Fe College.  Dr. Williams performed hundreds of office-based anesthetics during his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery internship. He has completed over a hundred hours of continuing education training in moderate conscious sedation and he is certified to administer comprehensive conscious sedation.  

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Mailing address for letters: PO Box 331704

                                                           Murfreesboro, TN 37133

Express mail/packages: 825 S Church St. #331704

                                                    Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Main clinical site: 328 22nd Ave N

                                      Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Sedation Education Academy

328 22nd Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States

(615) 203 - 3465