pharmacology

Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Opioid Addiction Treatment: Pharmacology of Medications Used The choice of medication used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction is based on safety and efficacy, patient preferences, and treatment goals.  This CE course examines the pharmacology and clinical applications of the principal medications used to treat opioid addiction in opioid…

Some Dental Schools Training Students to Reduce Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions

Some dental schools are training their students to reduce the amount of opioid painkillers they prescribe for their surgical patients. Dentists are among the leading prescribers of opioids, especially for surgical tooth extractions, NBC News reports. The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is training students to give their…