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February 7, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Responsibilities and Requirements for Prescribing Controlled Substances (Schedule II Opioid Drugs) - Required course for California dentists beginning January 1, 2023, for license renewal.



San Francisco CA, 94123

Virtual Meeting

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Zoom - Link to be emailed the day before course.

Course Objectives: 

  • Explore pain management drug options for acute pain control 
  • Register for, and utilize, CURES (Controlled Substance Utilization, Review and Evaluation System)
  • Regulatory Requirements for Prescribers and Dispensers – CURES 
  • Red flag indicators of prescriptions issued for reasons other than a legitimate medical purpose 
  • Pain Management in Dentistry  
  • Recommendations for Prescriptions
  • Dental Office Procedures for Managing Vulnerable and Substance Use Disordered Patients
  • Universal Precautions in Pain Medicine  

2 CE Units 

The fine print:

Registrations must be made by February 3rd.

Cancellations of registration must be made by February 2nd to receive a refund. Cancellations will incur a $10 process and handling fee.

Cancellations after February 2nd or no shows will not receive a refund.

Participants must watch the entire course to receive CE units. Participant's log in and log out times will be recorded as proof of participation in the event of a dental board audit. Those logging in more than 15 minutes after the start time will not receive their CE units and will need to register for a future course.