Using the PDMP Isn’t Just a Good Idea—It’s the Law

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From the Winter 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association As we all continue to tackle Colorado’s opioid epidemic, the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s new “Check, Please.” initiative encourages prescribers, including dentists, to use the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) before prescribing medication to patients. The following are the most …

Opioid Prescribing Update

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From the Winter 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association In recent years, there has been significant legislative and policy attention around the issue of opioid prescribing, given the opioid epidemic gripping Colorado and the entire nation. Opioids, both prescription and illicit, have become the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. for young adults.1 Risks of opioid-related adverse …

Opioid Training Resources

CE Courses CE Courses from Dental Pharmacologist Tom Viola CDC Opioid Training Series – Free Guidelines and Tools for Improving Pain Management: Opioid Stewardship Safe and Responsible Prescribing of Opioid Analgesics Emergency Department Referral Model in Action: Addressing Dental Access Opioid Prevention and Pain Management – Free  Become a Lifesaver- Free Opioid Use Disorder Training CDA Annual Session – Coming …