Valley District Dental Society Valley Districk Dental Society, a Member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, Serving Franklin, Hampshire & Hampden Counties

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DATE:   Wednesday, May 10, 2017         
 PLACE: Log Cabin, Holyoke, MA         2 CEU - Lecture   

TIME: 4:00 PM – 6:00 P.M.  Pain Management Course
            (Registration starts at 3:40)

TIME:  6:00 P.M. Reception  6:30 P.M. Dinner and Annual Meeting        

Title: “Managing Pain Amidst An Opioid Addiction Crisis”
Course Description: As the Commonwealth continues to face an opioid addiction
epidemic, we as providers must continue to take excellent care of our patients, which
includes the management of pain. In this interactive presentation, Dr. Robert Roose will
provide the latest statistics on the opioid addiction epidemic, an update on new regulations
regarding the prescribing of opioids and use of the prescription monitoring program, and
practical evidence-based strategies to manage dental pain using a case-based format.
Together, with the right knowledge and tools, we can make a difference in the care of our
community. Please join us for this important presentation.

1.  Provide an overview of the opioid addiction epidemic and identify the role of dental
providers in prevention.
2.  Review cases outlining the best pain management strategy for a person suffering from
common dental conditions, comparing evidence based strategies, including for patients
that have opioid addiction or on maintenance therapy.
3.  Provide an update on legal regulations regarding the writing of opioid prescriptions and
provide tips and suggestions, including names, schedule, and numbers of pills.
4.  Demonstrate the use of MassPAT and discuss the functionality of using prescription
monitoring programs.
5.  Improve understanding how a dentist can screen, identify, and refer a patient for treatment
of opioid use disorder.

Robert Roose, MD, MPH, FASAM is currently the Vice President of Behavioral Health for
Mercy Medical Center. Based at Providence Behavioral Health Hospital in Holyoke, Dr.
Roose directs and supervises addiction treatment for patients along the behavioral health
continuum of care, and provides leadership for growth and integration of services, developing
new models for the identification of service needs and delivery of care.
Previously, Dr. Roose has served as Director of Quality Improvement for the Division of
Substance Abuse at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY, where he also
served as Medical Director of the Melrose Wellness Center and Assistant Professor in the
Departments of Family & Social Medicine and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. Board-
certified in both Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine, Dr. Roose was named the 2012
Addiction Medicine Physician of the Year by the New York State Department of Health’s
Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.

Financial disclosure: Dr. Robert Roose has no financial relationships relevant to this
program to disclose.

ADA C.E.RP./Continuing Education

                                 /Recognition Program
 The Valley District Dental Society designates this activity for 2 continuing education
credits – lecture.

Recommended Audience:  Dentists and Specialists

*The Valley District is an ADA CERP recognized provider, approved by the Massachusetts Dental Society.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality
providers for 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
CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at   
*Valley District Dental Society is designated an approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of
General Dentistry
. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by
AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance
by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from
8/25/2013 to 8/24/2017.
  AGD subject code 345 .             


MEMBER’S FEE: $55.00 - FEE FOR A GUEST: $55.00 (for the Annual Meeting)

NON ADA Dentists $80.00

NAMES:__________________________________________NOS.  ATTENDING______

Phone Number:________________________

MENU:  Choose one:

___ Orchard Chicken (with roasted Fuji apples & brie cheese)    ___ Cucumber Dill Salmon

 ___ Prime Rib                                                      ___ Vegetarian/Wild Mushroom Ravioli

______I will attend the Pain Management Seminar and the Annual Meeting with the dinner. $55.00

______I will attend the Pain Management Seminar only. $55.00 (the cost is the same whether
            you stay for dinner or not)

______I will attend the Annual Meeting and dinner only. $55.00

______I am not a member but would like to attend the Pain Management Seminar only. $80.00

*CHECKS ARE PAYABLE TO: Valley District Dental Society,
60 Court St. Ste.2, Westfield, MA 01085

 *CREDIT CARD INFORMATION MAY BE MAILED OR FAXED TO THE VALLEY DISTRICT DENTAL SOCIEY AT (413) 568-3400 (make sure you fill out the form completely, including your billing address) OR CALL JACKIE AT THE VALLEY DISTRICT DENTAL SOCIETY OFFICE AT (413) 568-8200.    No refunds after May 4, 2017.

 Master Card/ Visa 3 digit security code_____     American Express 4 digit security code_____ 

TOTAL AMOUNT $_________________                                                                                                                                    

NAME ON THE CARD:________________________________________________________

CARD NUMBER:_____________________________________________________________

BILLING ADDRESS:________________________________________________ZIP________

The deadline for reservations is May 3, 2017.  Walk-ins will not be accepted!  No refunds after May 4, 2017.


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