Join other dental healthcare providers for this 2-hour lecture/discussion on pharmacotherapy management of dental pain. Today’s healthcare landscape is complex when it comes to ensuring appropriate pain management. Topics discussed include: Opioid prescribing practices, review of the NC CSRS, how to engage with other healthcare providers (including pharmacies) to discuss controlled substance prescribing patterns, and pharmacological approaches to acute dental pain. This course fulfills the 1-hour of opioid prescribing education required for NC opioid prescribers, including dentists.
- Discuss current issues with opioid prescribing practices in today’s healthcare landscape
- Recognize the utility of North Carolina Controlled Substance Reporting System and how to enhance interprofessional communication among healthcare providers
- Describe pharmacological approaches to acute dental pain and patient considerations