The course covers all forms of medications and treatments of opioid use disorder, and provides the required education needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training. 

Resident & Fellow ASAM Members (in training) receive complimentary access to the 8-hour online ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course. Click here to become a member. Membership approval requires up to two business days.

Upcoming Blended Courses

Upcoming Live Courses


8-Hour Blended Course (4 Hours Online and 4 Hours Live):
ASAM offers this eight-hour course in a blended format of half online and half live. The first four hours of the course is online and requires completion before attending the second four hours, which is offered live in person or by live webinar. The live portion of the course builds off the content delivered in the online portion.

8-Hour Live Course
ASAM offers this course in an 8-hour live format. Physicians will qualify for the waiver after completing the 8-hour live course. NPs/PAs/CNMs/CNSs/CRNAs will qualify after completing an additional 16 hours.

Apply for a Waiver

Click here to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. All providers must send copies of their training certificate(s) to or fax them to 301.576.5237. 


Click here to read more about waiver legislation.