American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

8 Hour Online MAT Waiver Training

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Review addiction identification and evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss other approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentially.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Apply for a MAT Waiver Training Certificate to begin treating patients with OUD.
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PCSS Education and Training Videos

Videos created with patients, family members and medical professionals.

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Youtube Video: “Recommendations to Consider Before Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain”
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XR-Naltrexone: A Step-by-Step Guide

Created by Adam Bisaga, MD

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MAT Waiver Training (8 hr and 24 hr)
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Two Projects. One Mission. Helping to End the Opioid Use Disorder Epidemic.

PCSS-O and PCSS-MAT

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