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Free Buprenorphine Waiver Training for New York City Clinicians
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 Export to Your Calendar 6/2/2018
When: 9:30 AM
Where: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Gotham Center
42-09 28 Street
Long Island City, New York  11101
United States

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


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


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

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