Thursday, June 29, 2023 from 7PM - 8:30PM CST
The ever-increasing death rate associated with the opioid epidemic has brought emergency opioid overdose reversal into the spotlight. With the increased potency and duration of new illicitly-manufactured fentanyl analogs, new strategies for effective opioid reversal are emerging, including the introduction of new opioid antagonists. Additionally, there are parallel concerns for adverse reactions to opioid overdose reversal, including the opioid withdrawal syndrome. This course summarizes current scientific evidence and opinion on the issues surrounding emergency opioid reversal.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
Educational Methods: Zoom Lecture
Meet the Speaker: Arthur Jeske, DMD, PhD
Arthur H. Jeske, DMD, PhD, is the Associate Dean for Strategic Planning and Continuing Dental Education and a professor in the Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health at UTHealth School of Dentistry. He earned his PhD in pharmacology and DMD degrees from the Medical College of Georgia. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and Greater Houston Dental Society and is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists. Dr. Jeske chaired the ADA's Council on Scientific Affairs in 2004 and has authored numerous articles on the use of drugs in dentistry. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Mosby's Dental Drug Reference and Editor of Contemporary Dental Pharmacology.
Registration open through 6/29/2023 3:00 PM EST
$59 Per Person
1.5 CE Hours
Zoom Online Meeting
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 35 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”.
This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional's schedule and interests.