Oral health professionals can make a difference in decreasing opioid misuse through risk assessment, education, and providing referrals for treatment.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the opioid crisis.
- Identify the role of dentistry in the opioid crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Develop an overdose prevention strategy for your office.
This course was issued in January 2022 and expires January 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.