T21 – Opioid Use and Misuse

AGD Code: 340

3 Hour Lecture | Technical and Scientific

Dentists: $65 | Hygienists: $50 | All Other Categories: $4
Fulfills TSBDE Rule 111.1 continuing education requirements
The Texas Dental Board requires dentists who maintain a DEA registration to receive training every 3 years on the appropriate prescribing, use and misuse of opioid drugs. This course is designed to satisfy that requirement.
Learning Objectives:
• Learn how prescription opioids have contributed to the current “opioid crisis” in the United States
• Learn how scientific evidence supports effective analgesic techniques which minimize use of opioids
• Learn effective prescribing techniques in the management of inflammatory oral pain

Technical & Scientific
Location: Room TBD Date: February 20, 2020 Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Dr. Ernest Luce