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Presenter(s): Scott Winiecki, MD, Team Lead, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement Staff, Safe Use Team, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
About the webinar: This webinar will focus on the current state of the opioid crisis, including deaths from prescription and illicit opioids, prescribing trends, and steps being taken to address the crisis. The role of the FDA and state Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs will be discussed. Recent publications on appropriate prescribing as related to dentistry will be reviewed. Future actions, as recommended by several expert panels, will be presented. Finally, the webinar will cover safe disposal of unused medication, in order to decrease the risk of diversion and misuse.
- Review the current scope of the opioid crisis
- Discuss FDA’s priorities and actions related to opioids
- Discuss recent publications on opioids that relate to dentistry
- Discuss the findings of several recent expert panels
- Review safe disposal of unused medications
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