$299 for access to all 8 webinars (à la carte price: $149 per webinar)

Mandatory DEA Opioid Prescribing Training

8 hours of opioid training are now a requirement for all DEA-registered practitioners. CDEWorld is pleased to provide a modular learning experience to fulfill this new training requirement.

Price: $299 for 8 CEU

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About the New DEA Requirements

Effective as of June 27, 2023, all DEA-registered practitioners (including dentists) are required to complete 8 hours of continuing education training on the treatment and management of patients with opioid or other substance abuse disorders as a provision of the Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act.

Confirmation of the completion of training will be part of both renewal and initial DEA registration. This is a one-time training requirement and will not be part of future DEA registration renewals.

Safe Opioid Prescribing for Dental Professionals Webinar Modules

8

Webinars

8

Hours

8

CE Credits

All for One Low Cost of $299!

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Course Instructors

Victoria Louie, DDS
Victoria Louie, DDS

Victoria Louie, DDS maintains a private practice alongside her father in Fremont, CA. She earned her degree from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco.

Amy Wood
Amy Wood

Amy Wood is a best-selling author, speaker, consultant, and coach. She has a background in Healthcare Information Technology.

Course Details:

Webinar 1

Introduction to Safe Opioid Prescribing in the Dental Practice

This course is designed to provide dental professionals with an overview of the importance of safe opioid prescribing in the dental practice. This session will cover key topics such as the course objectives and structure, the impact of the current opioid crisis, and the legal and regulatory considerations surrounding opioid prescribing. By the end of this course, participants will have a foundational understanding of the role they play in promoting safe opioid use and will be equipped with essential knowledge to ensure responsible prescribing practices.

Objectives:
  • Review the objectives and structure of the Safe Opioid Prescribing course.
  • Recognize the importance of safe opioid prescribing in a dental practice.
  • Discuss the impact of the current opioid crisis on society and dental professionals.
  • Describe the legal and regulatory considerations associated with opioid prescribing.

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Webinar 2

Pain Management and Assessment in the Dental Practice

The Pain Management and Assessment course is designed to provide dentists with a comprehensive understanding of dental pain and effective pain management techniques. This session will cover key topics such as the nature of dental pain, principles of pain assessment and documentation, non-opioid analgesics, alternative pain management techniques, and the multimodal approach to pain management. By the end of this course, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to assess and manage dental pain in their practice while minimizing the need for opioid analgesics.

Objectives:
  • Review the nature of dental pain and its impact on patients.
  • Describe the principles of pain assessment and documentation.
  • Explore non-opioid analgesics and their application in dental practice.
  • Discover alternative pain management techniques beyond opioids.
  • Discuss the multi-modal approach to pain management in dentistry.

Price: $299

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Webinar 3

Opioid Pharmacology and Prescribing Guidelines for Dental Professionals

The Opioid Pharmacology and Prescribing Guidelines course aims to provide dentists with a comprehensive understanding of opioid pharmacology and the appropriate use of opioids in the dental practice. This session will cover key topics such as the mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of opioids, commonly prescribed opioids in dentistry, evidence-based guidelines for opioid prescribing, and best practices for dosage calculations and prescription writing. By the end of this course, participants will have the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed decisions about opioid use, ensuring the safe and responsible prescribing of opioids in their dental practice.

Objectives:
  • Describe the mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of opioids.
  • Familiarize with commonly prescribed opioids in dentistry and their appropriate use.
  • Discuss evidence-based guidelines for opioid prescribing in dental practices.
  • Develop skills in dosage calculations and prescription writing, while identifying potential pitfalls.

Price: $299

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Webinar 4

Risk Assessment and Stratification

The Risk Assessment and Stratification course is designed to equip dentists with the knowledge and skills necessary to assess patient risk levels for opioid therapy and develop individualized pain management plans. This session will cover key topics such as patient assessment for opioid therapy, identification of risk factors and red flags, screening tools for opioid misuse and addiction, recognizing patients who may benefit from alternative pain management approaches.

Objectives:
  • Describe how to conduct comprehensive patient assessments for opioid therapy, including medical history, risk factors and red flags.
  • Utilize screening tools to stratify patient risk levels for opioid misuse and addiction.
  • Recognize patients who may benefit from alternative pain management approaches.

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Webinar 5

Prevention of Opioid Misuse and Diversion

The Prevention of Opioid Misuse and Diversion course is designed to provide dentists with the knowledge and strategies to prevent opioid misuse, addiction and diversion in their dental practice. This session will cover key topics such as recognizing and addressing the potential for opioid misuse and diversion, strategies for patient education and informed consent, the role of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) in preventing misuse and recognizing signs of opioid abuse and addiction in dental patients. By the end of this course, participants will be equipped with the tools to minimize the risk of opioid related problems, enhance patient safety, and contribute to the overall effort to combat the opioid crisis.

Objectives:
  • Recognize and address the potential for opioid misuse, addiction and diversion in dental practices.
  • Implement strategies for patient education and obtaining informed consent regarding opioid therapy.
  • Review the role of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) in preventing opioid misuse.
  • Recognize signs of opioid abuse and addiction in dental patients for early intervention.

Price: $299

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Webinar 6

Managing Opioid Related Complications and Adverse Events in the Dental Practice

The Managing Opioid Related Complications and Adverse Events course is designed to provide dentists with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize and manage opioid related complications and adverse events in the dental practice. This session will cover key topics such as common complications and adverse events associated with opioid use, strategies for prevention and management, overdose recognition and naloxone administration and emergency management of opioid related adverse events. By the end of this course, participants will be equipped to effectively respond to opioid related complications and adverse events, ensuring patient safety and minimizing potential harm.

Objectives:
  • Identify common complications and adverse events associated with opioid use in dental practice.
  • Implement strategies to prevent and manage opioid related complications in the dental setting.
  • Recognize the signs of opioid overdose and administer naloxone as appropriate.
  • Review the emergency management of opioid related adverse events in the dental practice.

Price: $299

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Webinar 7

Dental Patient Communication and Education

The Patient Communication and Education course is designed to equip dentists with effective communication strategies for discussing pain management and opioid prescriptions with their patients. This session will cover key topics such as setting realistic patient expectations regarding pain control, addressing patient concerns, fears and misconceptions about opioids and providing patient education materials and resources. By the end of this course, participants will have the skills and knowledge to engage in open and productive conversations with patients about pain management, promote informed decision making and provide comprehensive patient education to enhance treatment outcomes.

Objectives:
  • Employ effective communication strategies when discussing pain management and opioid prescriptions with patients.
  • Set realistic expectations regarding pain control and treatment outcomes.
  • Address patient concerns, fears and misconceptions about opioids.
  • Provide patient education materials and resources to enhance understanding and promote informed decision making.

Price: $299

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Webinar 8

Dental Case Studies and Best Practices

The Case Studies and Best Practices course is designed to provide dentists with an opportunity to analyze real-life scenarios related to opioid prescribing in the dental practice. This session will focus on applying best practices and evidence-based guidelines to make informed decisions regarding opioid therapy. Participants will enhance their critical thinking skills, problem solving abilities and understand the complexities involved in opioid prescribing. By the end of this course, participants will be better equipped to navigate opioid prescribing challenges and optimize patient care in the context of pain management.

Objectives:
  • Analyze real-life scenarios related to opioid prescribing in a dental practice.
  • Apply best practice sand evidence-based guidelines to make informed decisions regarding opioid therapy.
  • Enhance critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities in the context of opioid prescribing.
  • Optimize patient care and outcomes through effective decision making in pain management.

Price: $299

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