PCSS-MAT

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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A Primer on Antagonist-Based Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders in the Office Setting
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Preparation and Administration of Extended-Release Naltrexone
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Providers’ Clinical Support System For Medication Assisted Treatment

PCSS-MAT is comprehensive electronic repository of training materials and educational resources to support evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder, including courses satisfying the DATA-2000 waiver.

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Barriers to Treatment, including the negative stigma of methadone
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