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The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course Includes Waiver Qualifying Requirements

April 23, 2019

5.4.2019 from 9am - 1:00pm.  This is the 4 & 4 blended training, so participants will attend four hours of in person instruction (taught by Dr. Ryan), and then complete 4 hours of online training. The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course covers all evidence-based practices and medications for treating patients with opioid use disorder. The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course is designed for: • Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and healthcare team members working with patients with opioid use disorder. • Physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who wish to obtain a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in office-based treatment of opioid use disorder. Course Format: • Blended – four hours live, four hours online o Four hours of live learning on May 4, 2019 in Akron, OH o Four hours of self-paced online learning to be completed before June 18, 2019 This combined training of four hours live/four hours online satisfies eight hours of education requirements for providers to qualify for a DEA DATA2000 waiver. Upon completion of this 8-hour course, physicians qualify for the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in an office-based setting. NPs and PAs can qualify after completing an additional 16 hours provided by ASAM, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Academy of PAs, for no charge. LOCATION Summa Health System – Akron Campus ED Auditorium 525 E. Market St. Akron, OH 44304 COST- FREE Click on the icon below to register: RegisterNowButton CONTACT Email: education@ASAM.org Call: (301) 656-3920 ASAMBrightViewSummaLogos]]>

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