Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder
Includes Waiver Qualifying Requirements
Blended Course – Four Hours Live and Four Hours Online
Earn AB474 Credit – Physicians and Physician Assistants must complete 2 hours of training related to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids, or addiction during each licensure period.
This course covers all medications and treatments for opioid use disorder and provides the required education needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.
This is a two part 8-hour blended course combining 4 hours of live in-person learning and 4 hours of self-study online learning. The online portion of the course is provided by the Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS). Soon after completing the live course, participants will receive a link from PCSS with instructions to complete the online self-study course on their own. You must complete both sections in order to be eligible to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. Participants are required to pass an exam with a score of 75% or higher before applying for the waiver.
Following participation in this course, participants should be able to:
- Review addiction treatment in office-based practices
- Discuss the pharmacological treatments of opioid use disorder
- Determine what medical record documentation must be followed
- Discuss the process of buprenorphine induction, as well as stabilization and maintenance techniques, describe how to take a patient history and evaluation
- Review safety concerns and drug interactions
$25 (includes course materials, breakfast and CME certificate)
Continuing Education Credit
Physicians: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program meets the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners’ requirement for 2 hours of training related to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids, or addiction during each licensure period.
Nurses: Nurses may receive continuing education credit for this educational activity as the ANCC accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM through its reciprocity agreement. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
April 28th, 2019 -Las Vegas, NV
Hilton Garden Inn Las Vegas Strip South
7830 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89123
May 11th, 2019 - Reno, NV
Whitney Peak Hotel
255 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89501