University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

Substance Use Disorder

Friday, October 29, 2021

11:00 AM-1:00 PM Eastern

 

Live Webinar Online


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Registration open through 10/29/2021 9:00 AM



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Course Description

Course Description:

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.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

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

 

 

This course is part of the ACDE Webinar Series. (see right)

 

This course is hosted by: Virginia Commonwealth University


Presenter(s)

A. Omar Abubaker, D.M.D., Ph.D.

 



 

Dr. Omar Abubaker currently 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.


Details
Date: Friday, October 29, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:

 

Live Webinar Online

 

Tuition:

All Registrants - $69

There are No Discounts for ACDE Series Courses.

Credit: Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 2
Course #: 59621W
AGD Code: 157

 

 

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ACDE Webinar Series

 

 

  • The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is a member of The Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)
  • ACDE brings together individuals who represent college- and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.
  • We are here to serve you, the dental professional, in delivering high quality, evidence-based continuing dental education programs to meet your educational needs.

 

The ACDE Webinar Series:

  • ACDE and 31 of its member schools are jointly providing a series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders.
  • Each lecture is hosted by a different school, but CE Verifications of Participation will be provided by the school with which you registered.


Continuing Education

 

Live Webinar Online

 

 

Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 2

Licensure Boards typically treat live webinars the same as a live course.

 

Following registration, an email will be sent, detailing instructions for logging in from home.


About Us


University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

 

The University of Pittsburgh is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The University of Pittsburgh designates this activity for the number of continuing education credits listed with each course summary.