24-Hour Waiver Training: AAPA

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24-Hour Waiver Training: AAPA

This package contains 24 hours of required education for NP/PA/CRNA/CNM/CNS to qualify for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in an office-based setting. This curriculum covers all medications and treatments for opioid use disorder, in addition to other topics including medical maintenance and withdrawal, FDA-approved medications, initial and periodic patient assessment, and counseling and recovery support.

Expires: May 31, 2021

The collaborative of ASAM, AAPA and AANP identified and reviewed this content to provide the NP/PA training required by CARA.

The NP/PA 24-Hour Waiver Training is available for free in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Indivior.

The 16-hour product developed includes all additional education required by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) for physician assistants to successfully apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for office-based treatment of opioid use disorders.