An online presentation of new information on America's current opioid Epidemic with an emphasis on the history, pharmacology and prescribing practices of opioid analgesics.
To fulfill TSBDE recent regulations Title 22, Part 5, Chapter 111 regarding a practitioners' privileges to write for controlled substances.
To Provide prescribers with reasons for utilizing alternative medications when indicated
To provide dental professionals with the skills to manage “drug-seeking” patients.
To educate Texas prescribers on utilization of the Prescriber Database to aid in patient care.
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.