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Meeting the DEA Education Requirement

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About Meeting the DEA Education Requirements on Substance Use Disorders

The DEA has released guidance on the new one-time requirement for eight hours of training on the treatment and management of patients with opioid or other substance use disorders. ASAM offers a wide variety of education that meets the needs of all prescribers; from basics to advanced topics on addiction treatment, relevant to all specialties in all care settings.

As an accredited organization named in Section 1263 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, ASAM recommends the following courses on this page to meet the DEA requirement for 8 hours of education on substance use disorder.

Official Guidance

See official DEA letter to registered practitioners and a summary of federal guidance on meeting this requirement.

DEA Notice Latest Updates

Signature 8-Hour Online Courses

  • This 8-hour, online course will provide an overview of the basics of addiction medicine needed to screen, diagnose, treat and/or refer patients with addiction

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $199
      • Regular Member - $149
      • Retired - $149
      • Early Career Physician - $149
      • Resident - $99
      • Student - $99
      • Associate - $99
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - $149
      • Emeritus Member - $149
      • Provisional Member - $149
      • Fellow Member - $149
      • Honorary Member - $149
      • CRT Member - $149
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  • This 8-hour online course provides education to prescribe buprenorphine in an office-based setting and covers essential information for providers to identify, assess, diagnose, and manage patients with opioid use disorder (OUD).

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $199
      • Regular Member - $149
      • Retired - $149
      • Early Career Physician - $149
      • Resident - $99
      • Student - $99
      • Associate - $99
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - $149
      • Emeritus Member - $149
      • Provisional Member - $149
      • Fellow Member - $149
      • Honorary Member - $149
      • CRT Member - $149
    • More Information
  • This 8-hour, online course provides the education that is essential for providers to identify, assess, diagnose, and manage patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) in a justice-involved setting.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $199
      • Regular Member - $149
      • Retired - $149
      • Early Career Physician - $149
      • Resident - $99
      • Student - $99
      • Associate - $99
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - $149
      • Emeritus Member - $149
      • Provisional Member - $149
      • Fellow Member - $149
      • Honorary Member - $149
      • CRT Member - $149
    • More Information
  • This 8-hour, online course provides the education that is essential for providers to identify, assess, diagnose, and manage pregnant and postpartum patients with opioid use disorder (OUD).

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $199
      • Regular Member - $149
      • Retired - $149
      • Early Career Physician - $149
      • Resident - $99
      • Student - $99
      • Associate - $99
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - $149
      • Emeritus Member - $149
      • Provisional Member - $149
      • Fellow Member - $149
      • Honorary Member - $149
      • CRT Member - $149
    • More Information

Additional Education Offerings

ASAM 2023 Virtual Review Course in Addiction Medicine
July 27 - 28, 2023 | Live Virtual Course Register
  • This 6-hour on-demand series consists of 6 modules that cover the foundations of pain and addiction including the science, stigma, screening and assessment, treatment, and interdisciplinary approaches.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $195
      • Regular Member - $145
      • Retired - $95
      • Early Career Physician - $145
      • Resident - $95
      • Student - $95
      • Associate - $95
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - $145
      • Emeritus Member - $145
      • Provisional Member - $145
      • Fellow Member - $145
      • Honorary Member - $145
      • CRT Member - $145
    • More Information
  • This 3-hour case-based, interactive, on-demand course addresses moving beyond common barriers that prevent qualified clinicians from successfully treating patients with OUD.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - $99
      • Regular Member - $69
      • Retired - $69
      • Early Career Physician - $69
      • Resident - $49
      • Student - $49
      • Associate - $49
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - $69
      • Emeritus Member - $69
      • Provisional Member - $69
      • Fellow Member - $69
      • Honorary Member - $69
      • CRT Member - $69
    • More Information
  • This 4-hour introductory course provides an overview of the diagnosis and management of Alcohol Use Disorder, with a focus on treatment in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - Free!
      • Regular Member - Free!
      • Retired - Free!
      • Early Career Physician - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Student - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - Free!
      • Emeritus Member - Free!
      • Provisional Member - Free!
      • Fellow Member - Free!
      • Honorary Member - Free!
      • CRT Member - Free!
    • More Information
  • This 90-minute, online course provides advanced knowledge and skills in the use of buprenorphine, focusing on best practices and emerging evidence in initiation, management, and dosing strategies.

    • Register
      • Non-Member - Free!
      • Regular Member - Free!
      • Retired - Free!
      • Early Career Physician - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Student - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - Free!
      • Emeritus Member - Free!
      • Provisional Member - Free!
      • Fellow Member - Free!
      • Honorary Member - Free!
      • CRT Member - Free!
    • More Information
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