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Integrating Controlled Substance Risk Assessment and Management into Dental Practice
Sponsor
American Dental Association
Presenter
Ronald Kulich, PhD, Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Sciences, Lecturer, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine/Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Target Audience
This activity was developed to meet the needs of dentists and all interprofessional healthcare providers or clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Webinar Description
This webinar that will cover evidence-based strategies for integrating controlled substance risk assessment into the dental practice and other clinical practices where providers and providers-in-training from diverse healthcare professions care for patients. Attendees will learn to: review the prevalence of substance misuse and abuse among dental patients, reduce risk by doing a brief structured assessment, recognize comorbid patient risk factors, use of state prescription drug monitoring programs, and collaborate with other healthcare colleagues.
Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Recognize patient risk factors for misuse and abuse of controlled substances
  • Review tools for assessing patient risk, including validated screeners and state prescription drug monitoring program databases
  • Identify strategies for improved interprofessional care of complex patients with active substance use disorder
Support for the Program
Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI081968 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 08/04/2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 Attendance Credit
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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant nos. 1H79TI081968 and 1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

 
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