Marc Gottlieb, DDS
Wednesday, April 1st – 6 pm to 9:00 pm – 3 CREDIT HOURS


Approved by the NYS Department of Health

“Pain Management, Identification of Addiction, and Guidelines for Prescribing or Dispensing Opioids”

Changes to NYS Public Health Law, in 2017, mandates that prescribers licensed in New York to treat humans and who have a DEA registration number to prescribe controlled substances, as well as medical residents who prescribe controlled substances under a facility DEA registration number, must complete at least three (3) hours of course work or training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction every three years.

Practitioners must notify the Department of Health that they have completed the educational requirements by submitting an attestation online. Information about the attestation can be found at:

Pain Management, Identification of Addiction, and Guidelines for Prescribing or Dispensing Opioids is a live 3 hour lecture that covers all the material to satisfy the New York State continuing education requirement. This program is designed for all prescribers of controlled substances from the resident to our veterans about to retire. Through literature reviews, case studies and professional experience the participant will understand their role is combatting the current opioid epidemic.

Topics and Objectives:

  • Review State and federal requirements for prescribing controlled substances;
  • Establish a pain management plan for your office.
  • Utilize appropriate prescribing practices;
  • Managing acute pain;
  • Palliative medicine;
  • Prevention, screening and signs of addiction;
  • Responses to abuse and addiction.
  • End of life care

Optional Narcan Training program to follow.

Marc M. Gottlieb, DDS

Dr. Gottlieb is currently on staff at Stony Brook University Hospital and maintains a full time private practice. During his 38 year dental career was awarded 2 US patents, presented over 125 continuing education programs and published over 20 articles. For the past eight years, Dr. Gottlieb has been honored by Dentistry Today’s list of top CE providers. For additional information,

Dr. Gottlieb can be reached through his website,