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MDA To Offer Opioid Training

The Maine Dental Association is pleased to offer complimentary training on opioid prescribing to meet the new public law (Chapter 488) opioid prescribing continuing education requirements. All licensees must complete three hours of continuing education on opioids as a condition to prescribe opioid medication. The deadline to complete this requirement is December 31, 2017. 

A letter from the Maine Board of Dental Practice that provides additional information about the education requirements can be found here - Informational Letter - Opioid Prescribing and Continuing Education.

MDA Opioid Education Sessions:
Wednesday, October 25th from 5:00- 8:30 pm
Friday, December 1st from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Both courses will be held at the Senator Inn & Spa, located at 284 Western Avenue in Augusta.

You can find the registration form for the October 25 course here - Oct25OpioidRegistration, and the registration form for the December 1 course here - Dec1OpioidRegistration. You can mail registration forms to PO Box 215, Manchester, ME 04351, fax them to (207) 622-6210, or email them to lknowles@medental.org.

For more information on the law and the state's opioid rules for providers, go to the Opioid Crisis link under Member Center.

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