Dr. Harold Crossley Pharmacology Format: In Person Trappe, MD


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  • Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland Dental School
  • Honorary Member, Hinman Dental Society
  • Member, International and American College of Dentists

Friday Courses
Fr202 - Opioid Use, Misuse, Abuse and Addiction: Appropriate Opioid and Non-Opioid Prescribing
Time: 7 - 9 AM
Room: Omni,
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $45.00  Other Fee: $45.00
AGD Code: 010

This two-hour program will discuss the addictive nature, abuse and proper prescribing of opioids in a dental practice. For centuries opioids have been used to control pain and suffering, but at what cost to us, our families and our dental practices? What are our alternatives for controlling post-operative pain? This lecture will satisfy the Georgia Board of Dental Examiners’ requirement for opioid prescribing.

 

At the conclusion of this course, the attendees will know:  

  • How to combine analgesics to maximize post-operative pain control
  • Appropriate clinical use of the opioid and non-opioid analgesics
  • What you need to know when prescribing opioid analgesics
  • What a PDMP is and the regulations for using the PDMP in Georgia
Saturday Courses
Sa218 - Opioid Use, Misuse, Abuse and Addiction: Appropriate Opioid and Non-Opioid Prescribing
Time: 7 - 9 AM
Room: Omni,
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $45.00  Other Fee: $45.00
AGD Code: 010

This two-hour program will discuss the addictive nature, abuse and proper prescribing of opioids in a dental practice. For centuries opioids have been used to control pain and suffering, but at what cost to us, our families and our dental practices? What are our alternatives for controlling post-operative pain? This lecture will satisfy the Georgia Board of Dental Examiners’ requirement for opioid prescribing.

 

At the conclusion of this course, the attendees will know:  

  • How to combine analgesics to maximize post-operative pain control
  • Appropriate clinical use of the opioid and non-opioid analgesics
  • What you need to know when prescribing opioid analgesics
  • What a PDMP is and the regulations for using the PDMP in Georgia
Sa228 - Weed: Everything You Wanted to Know About Cannabis But Were Afraid to Ask
Time: 1 - 3 PM
Room: Omni,
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $45.00  Other Fee: $45.00
AGD Code: 010

Thirty-eight states have legalized marijuana for medical use. Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational purposes. Inevitably, some of these marijuana users will be treated by the dentist or hygienist. What is it?  Is marijuana addicting? What are the effects of marijuana on driving ability? What are the effects of marijuana on intellectual development? What are “shatter”, “wax”, “dab” or “scat” and how do they differ? Is edible marijuana as effective as smoking or vaping? This presentation will discuss some of the concerns about marijuana use/abuse, and its bearing on dental treatment.

 

You will learn:

  • The physical characteristics of marijuana
  • Differences among edible, vaping and smoking marijuana
  • The meaning of shatter, dab, wax and scat impact of patient use of marijuana on dental treatment