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Legal and Ethical Issues of Opioid Prescribing for Acute Dental Pain

Legal and Ethical Issues of Opioid Prescribing Webinar

Proper implementation of prescription writing skills is a critical aspect of patient care in today's climate of opioid abuse and enhanced prescribing regulations. In this webinar, you will learn about the history of pain management and dentistry's responsibility in combating the prescription drug epidemic. Additionally, you will obtain a better understanding of addiction and substance abuse problems and be better prepared to manage and counsel high-risk patients. ADA members can watch

This webinar will:

  • Review analgesic prescribing principles in connection with the management of acute dental pain.
  • Teach dentists to recognize aberrant behavior in drug seeking patients.
  • Help dentists understand the history of the prescription opioid epidemic and dentistry’s role in combating substance abuse           
  • Help dentists understand the legal issues involved in prescribing opioids

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