Controlled Substance Risk Mitigation Education Module: 'Opioid Prescribing in Dental Practice: Managing Liability Risks' with Dr. Keith (SELF-STUDY ONLINE)

This event is a Self-Study CE module. 


Originally presented during the Interprofessional Pain and Headache Rounds on 11/18/20 from 8am-9am and was associated with a research study until 4/30/21.


Program Director and Speaker


Program Director


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

Module Speaker


DAVID KEITH, BDS, FRDSCS, DMD Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Visiting Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify and/or describe:

  • The most common areas of liability risk for dental providers related to substance misuse and diversion
  • Best practices for communication and dental record documentation related to substance use/misuse and mental health co-morbidities
  • Indications for additional follow-up, specialist referral, transfer-of-care, interprofessional communication and contact with law enforcement, when appropriate

CE Credits

Self Study: Credit Hours - 0.75



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


This is on ONLINE offering only.


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