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Abuse of prescription narcotics has reached epidemic proportions across the nation. Accidental/intentional overdose from prescription drugs is increasing and affects us all including the rich and famous. Both national and state-wide efforts to combat the problem are beginning to take shape and will affect the practice of dentistry. Learn the magnitude of prescription narcotic abuse in the U.S., as well as the perceived role of big pharma, the value of prescription monitoring programs and potential regulatory changes that may be ahead.
1) Discuss the nature and magnitude of the opioid epidemic in the U.S.
2) Discuss prescribing patterns of opioids in dentistry.
3) Develop evidence-based multimodal treatment strategies to manage pain following dental surgery.
4) Describe the value of prescription monitoring programs.
Course Number: T26
- Dental Assistants
- Dental Hygienists
- Dental Therapist
- Student Dentists
About the speaker
Jacqueline M. Plemons, D.D.S., MS
Dr. Plemons received her dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. She has a full-time private practice in Dallas, Texas and works part-time at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry as a Clinical Professor in the Department of Periodontics. She is President-Elect of the Texas Dental Association.
|Fundamental CE Credits||2.0|
|Elective CE Credits||0|
|Core CE Credits||0|
|Dentist Regular Fee||$35.00|
|Staff Regular Fee||$35.00|