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  • Wed, Apr 10, 2019 | 12:30 PM - Wed, Apr 10, 2019 | 4:45 PM
  • Location: Receptions Banquet Center, Erlanger, KY
  • Address: 1379 Donaldson Highway, Erlanger, KY, United States
  • Contact: Marsha
  • Email: nkds@fuse.nt
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  • Phone: (859) 331-2666



KENTUCKY HB1/HB333/SB6 – Compliance Requirements and Updates
I HAVE BECOME … COMFORTABLY NUMB!  Local Anesthetics, Vasoconstrictors and Clinical Considerations

Qualifies for “HB-1/KASPER” course requirements for KY dental license renewal. This course is appropriate for all KY dentists as well as team members with an interest in pain management.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10th, 2019 12:30 - 4:45pm

Venue: Receptions Erlanger, 1379 Donaldson Hwy, Erlanger, KY

PART I:  12:30-1:40 PM by MS. JILL E. LEE, RPH

Ms. Lee is a Pharmacist Consultant, Office of Inspector General, Drug Enforcement & Professional Practices. 

KENTUCKY HB1/HB333/SB6 – Compliance Requirements and Updates


PART II:  1:45-4:45 PM  by MR. TOM VIOLA, RPH

Thomas Viola, the founder of “Pharmacology Declassified”, is a board-certified pharmacist who also serves the profession of dentistry as a clinical educator & international professional speaker in the areas of oral pharmacology and local anesthesia.

I HAVE BECOME … COMFORTABLY NUMB!  Local Anesthetics, Vasoconstrictors and Clinical Considerations

Management of odontogenic pain may be accomplished through a clinical approach that successfully incorporates intraoperative local anesthesia. However, improper and inappropriate use of local anesthetic agents has the potential to produce life-threatening, systemic adverse reactions. Thus, a thorough knowledge of the pharmacology and therapeutics of local anesthetic agents is essential for their safe and effective use. This program will provide participants with an overview of local anesthetic agents commonly used in dental practice. Using case scenarios, special emphasis will be given to developing strategies and techniques essential to accurately identify the need for pain control, individualize patient care, and assess the efficacy of the local anesthetic agents administered.

NKDS Members & Affiliate Members $150
ADA Members  $225
Non-Member Dentists  $250
Dental Staff Members $75


Part I:

  1. Dentist’s Role in the Opioid Epidemic
  2. KASPER Program Update
  3. BOD CS Prescribing and KASPER Requirements
  4. Provider Shopping, Diversion and Protecting your Practice
  5. Legislative Update (2019) and Planned KASPER Enhancements

Part II:  Upon successful completion of this program, participants will be able to:

1     Explain the basic mechanism of action of local anesthetic agents.

2     Differentiate between the two major classes of local anesthetic agents with respect to their distribution, metabolism, adverse effects, drug interactions and contraindications.

3     Discuss the rationale for the use of vasoconstrictors in local anesthetic solutions and their potential effects in common organ system disease states.

4    Specify the various local anesthetic agent combinations most commonly used in dentistry and the rationale for their use in specific clinical situations.

Please send checks (made out to NKDS) to register by 4/1/19 to:

PO Box 17062
Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017-0062

or call Marsha at (859) 331-2666 to make a credit card payment.