Controlled Substances in the age of CoViD - On Demand Webinar
An important topic for Oral Health Care Providers!
Prescribing controlled substances and pain management is a mandatory continuing education course for CT dentists. This course complies with the mandate.
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Target AudienceDentists and Hygienist, All Healthcare Providers and Staff
Teaching MethodVideo - Lecture, Powerpoint
According to the department of Health and Human Services (HHS) In 2018, an estimated 10.3 million people aged 12 or older misused opioids. Specifically, 9.9 million people misused prescription pain relievers. This is truly an epidemic worsened by the current CoVid 19 reality in our society.This live webinar will present new information in our age of the pandemic on America's current opioid/controlled substance epidemic with an emphasis on the history, pharmacology and prescribing practices of opioid analgesics as well as other controlled substances from an adult as well as a pediatric standpoint.
Objectives: Participants will:
1. review the history behind opioid analgesics.
Speaker: Tyrone Fernando Rodriguez, Sc.B., D.D.S.
Dr. Rodriguez's work experience with children who have special needs is extensive and his ability to address this topic as an educator and clinician with expertise is the result of extensive and varied experience with diverse populations.
Disclaimer: As per ADA guidelines, participants must use caution when using limited knowledge in treating patients. It is always recommended to do further research.
Disclosure: The speaker has no conflicts to disclose.
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS) CT
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/2014 – 12/2021). 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 state or provincial Boards of Dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/21).