May 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Charlotte AHEC, Bldg K, Classroom 14
5039 Airport Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28208
Susan Walker

Join other dental healthcare providers for this 2-hour lecture/discuss 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 two-hour program will meet the annual controlled substance prescribing practice and controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management continuing education requirement for dentists’ license renewal in 2018 by the NC State Board of Dental Examiners.

Kimberly Sanders, PharmD, BCPS
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers are an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers designates this activity for up to 2.0 hours of continuing education credits.


  • 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

Check in is at 5:30 and dinner is provided. Please click here to be taken to registration