Oral Implications of Recreational and Illicit Drug Use – 3 Hours

$30.00

Description

Recreational and illicit drug use and abuse are significant issues in our country. Dental professionals need to recognize and treat dental problems that may arise as a result of drug use. Additionally, they should be prepared to offer information to patients on how to quit using drugs. The purpose of the “Oral Implications of Recreational and Illicit Drug Use” continuing education course is to provide an overview of the most commonly used recreational and illicit drugs and to explain how patients who use these substances may impact their dental care.

Upon completion of the Oral Implications of Recreational and Illicit Drug course, you will be able to learn: 

  • The prevalence of recreational & illicit drugs used and abused in the US.
  • The states that have legalized marijuana for medical and recreational use.
  • The difference between a social user, substance abuser, and addict.
  • The stages of substance abuse.
  • The causative and contributing factors of illicit drugs used.
  • The differences between physical and psychological dependence.
  • The oral manifestations resulting from the use of common illicit drugs (marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin)
  • The treatment planning for patients with illicit drug use and abuse.

 

Contact Hours : 3  Hours 

Fee: $30  / Participant (Group discount available for > 5 participants) 

Authors: Jennifer A. Gershman, Ph.D

AGD PACE Subject Code: 157 – Substance abuse (Oral Implications of Recreational and Illicit Drug Use)

Teaching Method:  Online Independent Self-Study Course (Training + Post-Test). Requires Computer & Internet.

Course Completion Certificate: A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.

Target Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants.

Provider/Author Disclosure: Biologix Solutions LLC has no commercial interest in any products or services discussed or shared in this educational activity or with the commercial supporter. No manufacturer or third party has had any input into course content development.

Dental Continuing EducationBiologix Solutions LLC – Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 4/20/2013 to 4/30/2025. Provider ID# 352738

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AGD PACE / CE Broker Reporting: Within 24 Hours of Completion.

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