This course is intended to satisfy SBDE rules 111.1 and 104.1 as of this date. The material covered will discuss safe and effective pain management related to the prescription of opioids and other controlled substances as well as approved procedures of prescribing and monitoring controlled substances.
After the presentation, the participant will:
Learn the history of opioid use globally.
Learn the nature of contemporary opioid overuse in the US.
Learn how non-opioid analgesics compare to opioid analgesic efficacy.
Learn indications and contraindications of opioid and non-opioid analgesics.
Learn analgesic strategies to maximize pain control for their patients.
It is the policy of the UT Health San Antonio Office of Continuing Dental Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. All participating speakers, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program. Relationships of spouse/partner with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services should be disclosed if they are of a nature that may influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CDE activity. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. Specific disclosure information for each speaker, course director, and planning committee member will be shared with the audience prior to the speaker’s presentation.
Continuing Dental Education Staff members have nothing to disclose.
Check-in: 5:30 PM Program time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Live Interactive Webinar
Email Notification for Live Interactive Webinar
On the week of the course, you will receive an email with a link to this virtual webinar. This same email will also provide a link to the course handout as a PDF document. Download this PDF to your device. Remember to look for this email notice at the email address you provided us when creating your UT Health CDE account. Check your email account’s inbox, junk, and spam folders.
Live Interactive Webinar
TSBDE considers a "Live Interactive Webinar" equal to an "In Person" course. Full CE credit hours are awarded to those who attend the course in its full duration. This webinar is NOT pre-recorded, it is live and interactive with the presenter. This course will not be held on campus.