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Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioners (2 CE)

December 6, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Maryland dentists need two hours of a “Proper Prescribing and Disposal” course. This course is approved for providing the necessary two hours of instruction mandated by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. The goal of this course is to articulate and inform Maryland dental licensees about the role dental practitioners play in preventing prescription drug abuse, prescription drug addiction and ways of mitigating addiction through Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs).

Course Objectives: 

  1. Write a prescription in proper format for an opioid pain reliever
  2. List the nonopioid drugs as opioid alternatives for post-surgery pain control
  3. Know the 5 DEA schedules of drugs and the important drugs within each
  4. List the most abused prescribed drug
  5. Recognize dependent patients and doctor shoppers
  6. Know best practices for handling and disposal of controlled substances
  7. Be familiar with support services for dependent practitioners

This course will be live via a virtual webinar

Fees:   $100 MSDA Members |  $200 Non-members  |  $75 RDH, DA, Office Staff
Instructor:   Charles Doring, DDS, MAGD                                                                                                                          Location:   LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE (LECTURE)

For additional course details, cancellation policy, learning objectives etc. click on the register now button.

*The speaker has stated there is no conflict of interest. Signed conflict of interest forms are available upon request.


December 6, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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