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Faculty Development: Non-Opioid Medications for Pain Management

Texas A&M College of Dentistry

Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

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COD Faculty Dec 7, 2017 Free $0.00
COD Student/Residents Dec 7, 2017 Free $0.00
Dental Professionals Dec 7, 2017 $35.00 $0.00

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Non-Opioid Medications for Pain Management


Course Summary: The purpose of this presentation is to provide information regarding the use of non-opioids in the management of orofacial conditions that cause pain.  Evidence describing the comparison of these medications to the effects of opioids will be presented. In addition, the current guidelines for managing acute and chronic pain in general and in the practice of dentistry will be discussed.  


Course PresenterJayne S. Reuben, PhD

Dr. Jayne Stewart Reuben is an Instructional Associate Professor in the department of Biomedical Sciences and Director of Instructional Effectiveness at TAMHSC College of Dentistry.  She returns to the college after serving as a Clinical Associate Professor and founding faculty member in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Greenville, SC. She earned her doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan in the Department of Pathology. Dr. Reuben is the current Chair of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) Division for Pharmacology Education. A long-time advocate for professional development at all levels, Dr. Reuben has presented multiple CE courses and career development workshops for health science faculty and students. She currently serves as the course director for Clinical Pharmacology for residents and three undergraduate pharmacology courses in the DDS curriculum. 


Course Information:

Date(s) | Time: 

  • Tuesday, December 7, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

Location:  Room 605


C.E. Credit: 1 hour

AGD Code: 134 – Rx medication management      

Responsible Faculty Member:  Dr. Lavern J. Holyfield, Director of Diversity and Faculty Development

 Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this presentation the provider will be able to:

Describe the various pharmacological and non-pharmacological options available for pain management

Explain the common names, mechanisms of action, doses and side effects of non-opioid medications used for pain management.

TAMU Office of CE Registration Information, Certifications & Cancellation/Refund policy:

Texas  A&M University College of Dentistry is an  ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

QUESTIONS: Please feel free to call us at 1-214-828-8238. For quickly response please email your questions through the online registration website.

ADA CERP is a service of the American  Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality  providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or  endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE  provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at Continuing education credits issued for  participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all  states/provinces. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the  requirements of his/her state/provincial licensing board(s).

CONFIRMATIONS:  Will be sent by e-mailto the official email address provided by the attendee to the registration website. Exact email is necessary.

REGISTRATION CANCELLATION:Tuition is refundable if a course is canceled by  the Office of CE. A $50 fee will be assessed for any course  cancellation.  All payments by check or cash are deposited into the Texas A&M account  and CANNOT be refunded. “No Shows” for a course  forfeit all tuition. Confirm notification of cancellation by e-mail.The CE Office cannot be held responsible for a  non-refundable airline ticket.

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Texas A&M University College of Dentistry
3302 Gaston Avenue
Room 605
Dallas, TX 75246

Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

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Texas A&M College of Dentistry


As a distinguished resource for dental education in Texas for more than 100 years, Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas is dedicated to combining higher education and research with community service.

The college opened its doors in 1905, was affiliated with Baylor University from 1918 to 1971 and spent the next 25 years as an independent, private institution.

In 1996, the College of Dentistry entered an entirely new era as a member of The Texas A&M University System. In 1999, the college became a founding component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

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