Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

Explore courses and resources for healthcare providers treating patients with opioid use disorder.

About these Courses

Opioid Use Disorder is a chronic and complex disease affecting thousands of patients every year. There are a variety of evidence-based approaches to treatment including non-pharmacological interventions and medications. Understanding these options and other misconceptions about treatment alternatives will help improve outcomes for patients. Learn more about effective treatment strategies from ASAM's national experts. Whether you’re a nurse practitioner or a physician, an addiction specialist, or a primary-care provider, discover courses that address your learning needs. This is a great way to build a new skill set or improve upon what you already know. Explore our offerings that fit in your busy schedule.

Please note that recent legislation has removed the waiver requirement to prescribe buprenorphine. Some of the course content and descriptions refer to the waiver and we appreciate your patience as we work to update this content. To learn more about federal buprenorphine prescribing regulations, check out Policies Governing Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder.

Where to Start
  • 8-Hour Courses: Are you interested in using medications to treat opioid use disorder? ASAM has courses for all professional types and settings.
  • Moving Beyond Barriers: Do you have barriers to successfully implementing MOUD? The next step on your journey is this interactive course.
  • Advanced Buprenorphine: Are you seeking advanced knowledge and skills in prescribing buprenorphine? This course has a primary focus on best practices and emerging evidence in treatment initiation, management, and dosing. 
  • Additional Courses: Explore journal articles, webinars, session recordings, provider tools and more.

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