Opioid Pharmacology and Prescribing Guidelines for Dental Professionals

Victoria Louie, DDS and Amy Wood

August 2023 Course
Expires: Monday, August 31st, 2026

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The Opioid Pharmacology and Prescribing Guidelines course aims to provide dentists with a comprehensive understanding of opioid pharmacology and the appropriate us 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.

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COST: $149.00
SOURCE: CDEWorld | August 2023

Learning Objectives:

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

Author Qualifications:

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


The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this work.

Queries for the presenter may be directed to justin.romano@broadcastmed.com.