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Free Buprenorphine Waiver Training New York City
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When: Thursday, March 8, 2018
2:00 PM
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Kings Court Hospital Center
451 Clarkson Ave
Building R, Conference Room 2123
Brooklyn, New York  11203
United States
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The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is sponsoring free Half-and-Half Buprenorphine Waiver Training at Kings County Hospital Center on March 8, 2018.

 

Background:

Buprenorphine is an effective medication for treatment of opioid use disorder, and can be prescribed in office-based primary care settings. Any physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant can prescribe buprenorphine after obtaining a waiver. Physicians are required to complete an 8-hour training in order to  apply for a waiver; nurse practitioners and physician assistants must take 24 hours of training (inclusive of the 8-hour training) in order to apply. This course fulfills the 8-hour training requirement.

 

Training Format:

The half-and-half format will include approximately 4 hours of online training prior to the 4 hour in-person training. Pre-registration is required.

 

Thursday March 8th, 2018

2:00pm-6:30pm

Kings County Hospital Center

451 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203

Building R Conference Room 2123

 

To register please send name, email, title, affiliation, and practice address to buprenorphine@health.nyc.gov.

To be notified of future training, contact buprenorphine@health.nyc.gov

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