ELC21-WEB11: Sedation Webinar - Part II: Post-Operative Pain Control Update for the Periodontist
Audience: AAP Members
Moderator: Scott F. Gruwell, DDS
Speakers(s): Mana Saraghi, DMD, Director, Dental Anesthesiology Residency Program, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, and Diplomate & Director, American Dental Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Saraghi has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Course Description: There is no question that there is an ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States and that prescriptions following dental procedures have played a role in this problem. This 2-hour live webinar and interactive Q&A will enable the participant to:
· Describe the pain pathways as they relate to acute post-surgical dental pain
· Define multimodal analgesia
· Explain the mechanism of action, indications, contraindications, and adverse drug reactions for the following medications or drug classes: acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory mediators, corticosteroids, long-acting local anesthetics, and opioids.
Course length: 155 minutes
Original release date: October 12, 2021
Expiration date: October 12, 2024
The American Academy of Periodontology designates this activity for 2.0 continuing education credits.
The American Academy of Periodontology is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
The AAP cautions participants for this CE activity about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures in their practice.