Drug Use and Abuse:
What you need to know about prescription drugs, street drugs, and addiction

Friday, September 13, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (4.5 CE credit hours)
The Fawcett Center (OSU Campus)

  • OSDB Prescribing Guidelines & OARRS
  • Acute Pain Management

Kumar Subramanian, DDS, MSD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nationwide Children's Hospital 
President, Ohio State Dental Board
Private Practice Endodontist, Pickerington, Ohio

  • Update on Street Drugs

Hannah Hays, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Central Ohio Poison Center
Medical Toxicologist, Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Screening and Treatment Options

Rick Massatti, PhD, MSW, MPH, LSW
State Opioid Treatment Authority, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services


Learning Objectives

  • Review OSDB prescribing guidelines
  • Understand how to safely treat acute dental pain
  • Learn current street drugs and how they present clinically
  • Learn tips to recognize drug abusing patients
  • Learn screening tools for opioid use disorder
  • Learn options to refer these patients for appropriate help


Registration Fees: (Fee Details)
Dentist: $159
Hygienist, Assistant, Staff: $119
(Group discount available)

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