Opioids in Dentistry class-8 hr (For those who have NOT already taken my 3 hour class)


Opioids in Dentistry-8 hour class satisfies DEA requirement


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This two-part class offers 8 hours of AGD-PACE and ADA-CERP approved credit, which satisfies the DEA’s LEAP requirement of 8 hours of Opioid education before renewing your DEA license (starting June 27, 2023).

  • Part 1: “Dentistry and the Opioid Epidemic” (3 hours) discusses the impact of opioid abuse, how to minimize the use of opioids in dentistry, information on prescribing opioids, and the use of opioids in dental practice.
  • Part 2: “The Reality of the Opioid Epidemic for Dentistry” (5 hours) deals with the opioid epidemic itself. It discussed the following topics: the role of pharmaceutical companies, doctors, policy and politicians in the formation of the epidemic; the addictive qualities of opioids, and how the epidemic moved from legal prescription pills to heroin and other illegal drugs; the role of dentists and medical doctors in addiction; alternates to opioids for pain control; the relationship between anxiety and societal issues to the spread of the epidemic; and an actual plan with actions that can be taken to fight the epidemic.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have already taken my Dentistry and the Opioid Epidemic” class, you get a discount for the class you already took and you should select the $75.00 option.  If you have NOT taken MY opioid class, select $125.00.