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HB 21 Mandatory Opioid Course

New! Mandatory Opioid Course for all Florida Licensed Dentists.

All licensed dentists must take a two hour continuing education course opioid training by January 31, 2019.

On March 19, 2018 Governor Rick Scott signed bill HB 21 into law. The bill states that each person registered with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and authorized to prescribe controlled substances shall complete a board-approved 2-hour continuing education (CE) course on prescribing controlled substances by January 31, 2019.  The Florida Medical Association (FMA) is the only authorized provider by HB 21 to provide the 2-hour CE course.

The FMA, in partnership with the FDA, is jointly sponsoring the course “Opioid Use Disorder in Dental Patients” on Thursday, June 21st at the 2018 Florida Dental Convention.

This course is approved by the Florida Board of Dentistry to satisfy the HB 21 ruling.

Speaker: Dr. Jason Portnof | Date:​ Thursday, June 21
Time: 9:30-11:30 AM or 12:30-2:30 PM | CE Credits: 2.00
Pricing: FDA Members- $65 | Non-ADA/FDA Members- FREE, with paid registration!

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This course is brought to you by the Florida Dental Association in partnership with the Florida Medical Association.

Florida Department of Health Introduction to PMP AWARxE Webinar

The Florida Department of Health is offering an 'on demand' webinar on “Introduction to PMP AWARxE for Health Care Practitioners and their Designees." This webinar covers: 

  • How to access the new PMP AWARxE platform
  • How to re-authorize designee accounts
  • How to perform queries
  • Where to locate training materials

The webinar is available “on demand”. Please click here to register. 

NOTE: This webinar is NOT mandatory and provided for informational purposes only.