2021 Catalog: All Courses
DD0043: USPHS Dentist Webinar: Managing Dental Patients with Opioid Use Disorder [Medication-Assisted Therapy] - Recorded Webinar
Today in America, addiction is a public health crisis. The opioid epidemic and substance use disorders more broadly have become one of the most common chronic illnesses in the U.S. In 2017, more than 130 people died daily from opioid-related drug overdoses. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare. Medication-Assisted Treatment [MAT] is the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. This one-hour webinar will focus on understanding the medications used for Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and how to manage dental pain in patients on MAT.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Describe Opioid Use Disorder [OUD] and Medication-Assisted Treatment [MAT].
2. Understand medications used for MAT for OUD, and
3. Be able to manage dental pain in patients on MAT.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
This course is open to everyone.
Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.