Office of Continuing Education 


501 South Preston Street, Suite 240
Louisville, KY 40202-1701
Telephone: (502) 852-5077
Fax: (502) 852-3994

KASPER and the Addicted Patient

“This course satisfies the continuing education requirement for Kentucky Dental License renewal as specified in 201 KAR 8:532, Section 10(e) concerning the use of the Kentucky All Scheduled Prescription Reporting System (KASPER), pain management, or addiction disorders.”

Guest Speaker: Wendy S. Hupp, DMD

Event Date: Friday, May 10, 2013


LOCATION: U of L Shelby Campus Founder's Union Building - 312 North Whittington Parkway
Louisville, KY 40223

(If using GPS, please use 9001 Shelbyville Road, Louisville, KY 40222)
ROOM 218



Dental health care providers are challenged daily with the large number of prescription and over-the-counter medications available to patients. New Kentucky state regulations have mandated the use of an electronic surveillance system to help detect the misuse of prescription medications (KASPER). The use of this system will be detailed, as well as a discussion of drug addiction and substance abuse, and some strategies for helping patients manage these problems.

Kentucky Board of Dentistry Emergency Regulation for Continuing Education Requirement (KASPER) See Page 11, No. 23, Section 10, a thru f. Dentists are required to complete 3 hours of continuing education that relates to the use of the electronic monitory system, pain management or addiction disorders prior to renewing their license every renewal cycle.


At the conclusion of this course, the participant should understand:

• Drug and substance abuse issues
• Using the KASPER system
• Appropriate patient counseling


9:00 am -10:30 am
KASPER; how to access reports and use the information

10:30 am - 10:40 am

10:40 am - Noon 
KASPER, continued; substance abuse and addiction; recognition and recommendations

About Wendy S. Hupp, DMD

Dr. Wendy S. Hupp is currently an associate professor of Oral Medicine and member of the Department of General Dentistry and Oral Medicine at the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry (ULSD). Her duties include management of medically complex patients with the residents, dental and dental hygiene students, and lecturing to all levels from post-doctoral to freshmen. Dr. Hupp graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine and practiced general dentistry in Wayne, Pennsylvania for nearly six years. She joined the U.S. Navy Dental Corps and was stationed with the Marines at Camp LeJeune during the first Gulf War, then received her residency training in Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine, and Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Hupp is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine, and moved to the ULSD Faculty in July, 2007. She lectures nationally on the treatment of medically complex patients, pharmacology, HIV/AIDS, clinical oral pathology, and women’s health. 

Lecture: CEU(s) - 3

Education Method: Live Interactive Format

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On-Site Registration/Sign-in:
8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.
Course: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM



FEES On-Line Registration by 5/8/2013 11:59 PM On-Site Registration after 5/8/2013 11:59 PM
Dentist: $185 $255
Hygienist: $145 $215
Auxiliary: $145 $215
Hygienist/Auxiliary w/ Dentist: $135 $205

Register On-Line: (MasterCard or VISA only)


****Payment by Check or Money Order available for on-site registration only****


We reserve the right to cancel, modify date, revise course content, revise program faculty and activities. Pre-registered participants will be notified if a course is revised or cancelled, as warranted. In the event a course is cancelled, tuition will be refunded. 

All registrations are subject to the ULSD Cancellation Policy.

This is a 'non-limited' attendance course.

ULSD must receive your written request for cancellation not later than two-weeks prior to course start date to process a refund. A $75 processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Course Registrants who are a 'NO-SHOW' forfeit course tuition.

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