An Update on Opioid Addiction Issues and Responsible Prescribing Course Overview

Course Information

CE Hours2
OSDB FormatSupervised Self-Instruction
OSDB CategoryMandatory Opioid Prescribing Education; 2 hours required, no limit
AGD Code340

The presentation will focus on the history of the opioid epidemic, the impact on society and the current treatment modalities available. The lecture will also focus on safe prescribing practices for the dentist with an update on the latest rules regarding prescribing narcotics.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the etiology of addiction disorders
  • Understand the current regulations on narcotic prescriptions
  • Understand an evidence-based approach to pain management

To receive CE credit, member dentists must complete an online exam after watching the course. 

Note: This program meets the Ohio State Dental Board (OSDB) requirement of continuing education in opioid prescribing and addiction awareness


Davide Kimberly
David Kimberly, DDS, MD
Sharon Parsons, DDS
Kumar Subramanian
Kumar Subramanian, DDS, MSD