DescriptionThis lecture and discussion-based educational program will focus on pharmacotherapy that can impact your practice of dentistry. Topics will include opioid prescribing/pain management, antibiotic use and other medication-related oral health issues.
Note: As part of this program, an hour will be devoted to opioid prescribing/pain management, which fulfills the annual opioid education requirement for dentists who prescribe controlled substances, for their license renewal.
Snow date for this event is February 8, 2019.
MAHEC has the ability to provide a videoconference of this event to other satellite locations in the MAHEC region. Please contact the planner of the course to arrange a videoconference. Rosalyn Wasserman
Dental Healthcare Providers
- Discuss current opioid prescribing practices, how to access the NC CSRS correctly, and implement safe pharmacological approaches to acute dental pain
- Cite antibiotic stewardship principles; incorporate effective antibiotic prophylaxis and treatment
- Relate the impact of various medications on oral health conditions
- Kimberly A. Sanders, PharmD
- Michael Wolcott, PharmD, BCPS
19DE012 - Pharmacotherapy Considerations in Dentistry - LIVE at MAHEC or via Videoconference
1/25 9:00 AM–12:15 PM
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.30 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
3.000 Contact Hours
MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 3.00 Contact Hours.
3.000 ADA CERP
The North Carolina Health Education Centers (NC AHEC) are 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.
The North Carolina Area Health Education Center designates this activity for up to 3.0 hours of continuing education credits.
Disclosure Statement/Conflict of Interest: In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V., everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the activity. As a continuing education provider, MAHEC, as part of the North Carolina Health Education Centers, is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. MAHEC is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.
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.