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Free Buprenorphine Waiver Training
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 Export to Your Calendar 8/30/2017
When: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
8:00 AM
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Institute for Family Health
1824 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, New York  10035
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 physician 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 approximately 4 hours of in-person training. Pre-registration and completion of online training is required.

 

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

 

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by grant no. 5U79TI026556-02 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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