Completion of the 4-hour in-person course as well as a 4-hour online follow-up allows physicians to apply for the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for office-based treatment of opioid use disorder. ARNPs and PA-Cs require an additional 16 hours of training. CME is approved by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) or American
Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Other interested professionals including RNs and chemical dependency counselors may attend upon approval of the course contact, listed below. Free training is also available online: https://pcssnow.org/education-training/mat-training/.
Contact Gale2springer@providence.org to register.