The ISDA offers many continuing education opportunities for dental professional throughout the year. Check our calendar of events
for upcoming CE events and webinars.
Online Meeting Registration
The CE Requirements for re-licensure are 30 hours, 1 of which needs to be related to safe prescribing of Opioids. There is no requirement related to the number of hours that must be in person learning vs. on-line, so all requirements can be met using on-line CE.
The opioid prescribing requirement applies to all dentists, regardless of specialty or whether or not you prescribe opioids. Those who attended the Harold Crossly classes or Ryan Hampton’s class at the 2019 ISDA Annual Session have met the opioid requirement.
The Health Program Specialist for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s Drug Overdose Prevention Program has a newly updated course that will satisfy thing credit titled: Opioid Prescribing Guidelines and the Use of the Idaho Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Safe and Responsible Prescribing of Opioid Analgesics
After this course, you will be able to:
$58 (member price)
2 CERP Credit
This will fulfill Opioid CE requirement for relicensing (verified with the Board of Dentistry). 1 CE related to Opioid Prescribing in each renewal period is required. So if you haven’t done it yet this is a great option for license expiring at the end of September.
- Develop a rationale for combining two peripherally acting analgesics (acetaminophen, ibuprofen)
- Incorporate regulations and guidelines regarding opioid use for managing acute pain
- Discuss recommendations for safe, responsible use of prescription opioid analgesics