Substance Use Disorder


Friday, October 29, 2021         
Live Interactive Webinar 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

 

Synopsis

 

This course is a virtual two-hour course focusing on evidence-based best practices for use of opioids in pain management in the dental office. The course will review the epidemiology, the patterns, and the trends of the opioid epidemic and Substance Use Disorders (SUD) in the US; will discuss the social, financial, and human cost of the opioid epidemic and SUD in the US; and will examine the role of dental professionals and healthcare providers in the current US opioid epidemic. Finally, the program will discuss risk factors for the development of SUD and other common drugs that are abused. It will also provide strategies to approach these patients, discuss the risk factors of the use of opioid analgesics in the development of SUD in adults and adolescence, and provide resources for family members.

 

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Review the epidemiology, the patterns, and trends of the opioid epidemic and SUD in the US
  • Discuss the social, financial, and human cost of the opioid epidemic and SUD in the US
  • Examine the role of dental professionals and healthcare providers in the current US opioid epidemic
  • Discuss the risk factors of use of opioid analgesics in the development of SUDs in adults and adolescents
  • Appraise the evidence-based management of dental pain
  • Manage patients with active SUD and patients in recovery from SUD in need of dental treatment

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Tuition | Course Fee

$69 - Dentist or Allied Dental Personnel

 

Course fee is due at time of registration.

Pre-registration is suggested to guarantee receipt of webinar link.

Courses hosted in collaboration with the ACDE Webinar series are not eligible for any discounts. Tuition is based on the CDE credit hour(s) set by the ACDE Webinar Series planning committee and the participating universities.


About Our Speaker

 

A. Omar Abubaker, DMD, PhDcurrently serves as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry; Chief of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery School of Medicine; and Chairman of the Department of Dentistry at MCV Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and has authored two oral and maxillofacial surgery textbooks, over 100 chapters, over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles, numerous abstracts, and scientific presentations. He maintains an active intramural private practice in oral and maxillofacial surgery in addition to his teaching and administrative responsibilities. Dr. Abubaker recently earned a Graduate Certificate in International Addiction Studies from the International Program in Addiction Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University, The University of Adelaide, Australia and Kings College London, England. He recently became involved in education and research in the field of addiction and opioid epidemic.

 

 



Credit Hours

157 Substance Abuse - Lecture: Hours - 2

 



This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston — PACE Center and the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

 

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Schedule

Time:

Webinar Link Opens | 8:30 AM (CST)

Presentation | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Location:

Virtual CDE | Live Interactive Webinar



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As a courtesy, please register in advance to receive presentation links, course handouts and other timely information. For your convenience, registration will close 24 hours prior to the start of the presentation.

Live Interactive Webinars are considered as in-classroom setting CE hours by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.

Continuing education credits awarded for participation in this Live Interactive Webinar may not apply as in person/ / in-classroom CE hours towards license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her state licensing board(s).


Contact Us
UTHealth School of Dentistry
PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education
7500 Cambridge St., Suite 6152
Houston, TX 77054
Ph: 713-486-4028
Fax: 713-486-4037

Email: PACE@uth.tmc.edu

 


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