Preventing Prescription Opioid Diversion Webinar | American Dental Association

Preventing Prescription Opioid Diversion [Webinar]

The ADA and Providers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) sponsored a webinar led by Drs. Cathy Carlson and Aaron Gilson. This archived on-demand webinar discussed Federal policies which included hydrocodone rescheduling and the White House strategy to reduce prescription medication abuse. In addition, relevant state policies were discussed that included implementation of the ADA guidelines, medication disposal, and an introduction to prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs).

The webinar covered three major topics:

  1. Awareness of Federal policies and the White House strategy to reduce prescription medical abuse.
  2. Knowledge of ADA guidelines related to prescription medication abuse.
  3. Knowledge of the importance of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs)

Please note: A Certificate of Completion may be available to viewers of this archived webinar, through our partnership with the Providers Clinical Support System – please visit