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october, 2021

29oct10:00 am12:00 pmSubstance Use Disorder

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Event Details

Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Provider Live Webinar Series

Substance Use Disorder

Date:                      Friday, October 29, 2021

Time:                      10:00 AM CST, 11 AM EST, 8 AM PST

Location:               Zoom

Audience:              The Dental Professional

Format:                 Lecture

CE Credit:              2.0 credits

Tuition:                  $69

Course Description:

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 trends, of the opioid epidemic and Substance Use Disorders (SUD) in the US, discuss the social, financial, and human cost of the opioid epidemic and SUD in the US, and 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 substance use disorder; common drugs abused; provide strategies to approach these patients to discuss the risk factors of use of opioid analgesics in the development of substance use disorders 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 Substance Use Disorders (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 the use of opioid analgesics in the development of substance use disorders in adults and adolescence.
  5. Appraise the evidence-based management of dental pain
  6. Management of patients with active SUD and patients in recovery from SUD in need of dental treatment

Meet the Speaker:

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

Dr. 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 authored two oral and maxillofacial surgery textbooks, over 100 chapters, and over 50 peer-review scientific articles and 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 the opioid epidemic.

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ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program

A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health

Nationally Approved PACE Program

Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by

Any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.

5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022.

Provider ID# 397632

Time

(Friday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Location

VIRTUAL (MOSDOH)

Link emailed prior to start of course.

Organizer

Continuing Dental Education - MOPatricia Pou at (314) 685-3557or mosdohce@atsu.edu 1500 Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104

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