Prescriber's Next Steps in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
Understanding the Opioid Epidemic
Prescriber's Next Steps in the
Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
Physicians, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (NP, CNS, CNM, CRNA), Physician Assistants
One hour long, live and interactive training, continuing medical education credit available
This training is designed for prescribers who have obtained their waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder. During the training, we will review the next steps in the treatment of opioid use disorder, including discussion of the healthcare provider landscape and where we are in the opioid epidemic. We will understand healthcare system and provider issues related to getting started with prescribing buprenorphine and identify the barriers to providers using their buprenorphine waiver. Additionally, we will discuss the appropriate operations and tracking systems, and the models of care for best practices of office-based prescribing of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
- To understand the landscape of the opioid epidemic in Maryland
- To understand the systems issues to getting started with prescribing buprenorphine
- To understand the appropriate operations and tracking systems
- Describe the barriers to using buprenorphine waiver
- To understand the different models of care for office-based treatment
Interested in attending or bringing this training to your organization or region?
Visit our upcoming trainings page or contact MACSTraining@som.umaryland.edu for more information.
Looking to obtain your waiver to prescribe buprenorphine?
PCSS Half & Half Waiver Training
Want to learn more about providing treatment for OUD?
Learn more about obtaining your waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. Attend our training on Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Providers’ Role in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder.
The Maryland Addiction Consultation Service is administered by the University of Maryland School of Medicine and funded by the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration.