Controlled Substance Risk Mitigation Education Module: ‘Assessment and Management of the High-Risk Dental Patient With Active Substance Use Disorder’ with Dr. Kulich et al. (SELF-STUDY ONLINE)

This event is a Self-Study CE module. 


Originally presented during the Tufts Interprofessional Pain and Headache Rounds on 2/17/21 from 8am-9am and was associated with a research study until 4/30/21.


Program Director and Speaker


Program Director and Module Speaker


Ronald R. Kulich, Ph.D., Professor, Craniofacial Pain, Headache, and Sleep Center, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Lecturer, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Matthew Fortino, MA
Mary Marefat, DDS, MDM, MDSC
David Keith, DMD, BDS,
Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Dental Medicine


Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the components of an active substance use disorder
  • Recognize risks associated with withdrawal, drug/drug interactions, and overdose
  • Provide rationale, education on naloxone administration
  • Understand best practice for referral and collaboration with co-treating clinicians when treating patients with a substance use disorder

CE Credits

Self Study: Credit Hours - 0.75



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Supported by


  • Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation
  • RIZE Massachusetts Foundation, Inc.




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