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Opioid Prescribing Updates 2024 - Live Webinar April 30

Apr 5, 2024 7:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Dentistry, opioid, dental


Join other dental and pharmacy healthcare providers for this 1.5 hours lecture to discuss updates on pharmacotherapy management of dental pain and statewide efforts. Today's healthcare landscape is complex when it comes to ensuring appropriate pain management. Topics discussed include: Opioid prescribing practices, 2022 CDC pain guidelines, review of NC's new Dental Opioid Action Plan and the NC prescription drug monitoring program, how to engage with other healthcare providers (including pharmacies) to discuss controlled substance prescribing patterns, and pharmacological approaches to acute dental pain.

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Stay Up-to-Date with OSHA Requirements and CDC Guidelines for Dentistry

Feb 15, 2024 10:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Dentistry


Discover the latest OSHA requirements concerning bloodborne pathogens and exposure control. You will also learn the details of the latest Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for dentistry, barriers, epidemiology, and principles of sterilization. OSHA's annual training requirements will be satisfied except for office specifics. Join us!

April 3, 2024osha-lores

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Don't Miss this Webinar - Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Aug 15, 2023 7:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Dentistry, oral health


The basic principles for prevention and treatment of medical emergencies apply to treating patients in all dental care practice settings. Live webinar Sept. 20th 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm.

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One Month Away - Sun and Sea Conference 2022 ☀️

Jun 24, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Dentistry, Nursing, lpn, registered nurse, interprofessional


We hope you can make plans to join us in Myrtle Beach, SC for this Interprofessional Conference.

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July 25-27 - Sun and Sea Conference 2022 ☀️

Apr 18, 2022 9:25:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Dentistry, Nursing, lpn, registered nurse, interprofessional


Hi there, Imagine yourself enjoying the sun and listening to the waves...Now make sure you register so you can make that a reality in July!

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Beach Meetings are BACK for 2022! Save the Dates for this Week.

Jul 13, 2021 2:03:22 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Primary Care, Dentistry, Nursing, family medicine


Wake Forest School of Medicine and Northwest AHEC would like to invite you to Save The Date July 25-27 for Beach Week 2022! Beach Week will take place at Kingston Plantation / Embassy Suites in Myrtle Beach, SC. Sign up to be added to the list to receive more information.

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The Wait is Over - Dental Mountain Meeting is BACK and IN PERSON!

May 27, 2021 12:30:35 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in learning, Dentistry

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You're Invited to Attend the 26th Annual Dental Mountain Meeting which will be held at the beautiful Omni Grove Park Inn located in Asheville, NC October 29th - 31st from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

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Improving Access to Dental Care for Children and Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)

Jan 25, 2021 9:15:00 AM / by NW AHEC posted in Webinar, Dentistry


Access to dental care for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) is identified by families as one of the most challenging health issues they encounter. Families face substantial difficulty finding dentists who have experience providing care to children and adults with I/DD and often have to travel great distances to access dental care. The goal of this virtual workshop is to improve access by enhancing the skills and comfort level of dental teams to provide basic dental care to individuals with I/DD.

May 14, 2021, 9 am–2:30 pm, Live Webinar

Click here for more information or to register!

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