April 25, 2020
Act 124 - Pain Management Alternatives and Identification of Addiction
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
presented by E. Steven Moriconi, DMD, FACD FICD
2 CE credits required for dentists who hold a DEA registration or use another DEA number to prescribe controlled substances. 2 CE credits also appropriate for hygienists and dental assistants.
Pricing includes breakfast at 7:15 a.m.: $75 for PDA/ADA member dentists; hygienists, assistants and non-licensed personnel; $175 for non-member dentists
The lecture will fulfill the Act 124 of 2016, CE requirement for dentists who have a current DEA registration or use another DEA number (as permitted by law) to prescribe controlled substances. Pain management, identification of addiction and the practices of prescribing opioids will be discussed.
Upon completion of the course, the participant will:
Understand the pathology and physiology of pain and addiction.
Suggest alternative therapies for pain management.
Assess treatment programs and understand how to refer for treatment.
Cite the history and politics of opioids.
Be aware of doctor prescribing habits.