Pain Control, Opioid Prescribing, and Substance Abuse Prevention

Pain Control, Opioid Prescribing, and Substance Abuse Prevention - CE Courses

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LIVE 3-Hour Virtual Course - Saturday, Oct 31, 2020

This program will include the practical pharmacologic management of post-operative dental pain and appropriate opioid prescribing in adults and children. For centuries, opioids have been used to control pain and suffering, but at what cost to us, our families, and our dental practices? What is the new FDA warning about codeine and tramadol in children? Why are NSAIDs more appropriate than opioids for treating post-operative dental pain? What are prescription drug monitoring programs?   These questions and more will be answered in this LIVE 3-hour virtual course.

At the conclusion of this course, the attendees will know:

  • How to minimize prescribing opioids for controlling post-operative dental pain.
  • How to combine over-the-counter (OTC) analgesics to maximize their effects.
  • The usefulness of their state’s prescription drug monitoring program.
  • The progressive nature of addictive disease.

Course Schedule

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Start Time:  9am Mountain  (11am Eastern, 10am Central, 8am Pacific)

End Time:  Noon Mountain (2pm Eastern, 1pm Central, 11am Pacific)

CE hours: 3

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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses® (Nationally or Locally) Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.  Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.  6/1/18 to 5/31/21.  Provider ID# 208521

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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses® is an ADA CERP recognized provider.  ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.  ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.