8 Hour Online MAT Waiver Training

Target Audience: 

Physicians who wish to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorders.  

Educational Objectives:

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.

Fee: No cost 

Accreditation Statement: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 (eight) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Release Date: November 30, 2018

Accreditation Expiration Date: November 30, 2021

Method of participation in the activity: To be awarded a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and a MAT Waiver Training Certificate you must:

  1. Review 8 training modules (8 hours) provided in this activity.
  2. Earn a minimum cumulative score of 75% on the examination. Participants will have three opportunities to correctly answer the examination.
  3. Complete a final evaluation and follow instructions at the end of the course regarding how to retrieve your Certificate of Completion as well as a CME Credit Certificate*.

*Credit will not be awarded unless all components of the program are completed. Partial credit will not be awarded.

Disclosures:

AAAP's CME program aims to provide educational information that is balanced, independent, objective and free of bias and based on evidence. During the planning process, anyone that is involved in the content is required to disclose to AAAP and our learners any real or potential conflict of interest related to the educational activity. The following individuals have no relevant financial relationships with an ACCME defined commercial interest to disclose: Thomas Penders, MD, Michael Goedde, MD, Nitigna Desai, MD, Karen Oliver, PhD, John renner, Jr, MD, Kevin Sevarino, MD, PhD, Stephen Wyatt, MD, Sanchit Maruti, MD, Colleen LaBelle, MSN, RN-BC, CARN, Yngvild Olsen, MD, Kathryn Cates-Wessel, Miriam Giles, Erin Waters, Seth Acton, and Justina Pereira.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Medication Use:

Faculty have been advised that any recommendations involving clinical medicine must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. AAAP has determined that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in ths course conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.  

Support for the Program:

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 5U79TI026556-03 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Key:

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Pretest
20 Questions
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Module 1: Overview
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Module 2: Neurobiology
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Module 3: Patient Evaluation
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Case 1: Lawyer, Beginning to Use Daily
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Module 4: Pharmacology
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Module 5: Specialty Topics
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Case 2: 44 y/o Male with Chronic Pain
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Module 6: MAT and Urine Drug Testing
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Module 7: Evidence-Based Counseling
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Case 3: 19 y/o University Student
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Module 8: Clinical Managment
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Exam
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20 Questions
Evaluation
Please answer the following evaluation questions to end this course and obtain your Certificate of Completion and CME Credit Certificates. Note: Upon completion of the evaluation, you will receive a code that you will need to enter into the Verification Code component of this course. Be sure to return to this course after completing the evaluation in order to unlock your certificates.
Verification Code
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Enter code to continue. Please enter the verification code you obtained at the end of the Course Evaluation. Note: This will unlock your CME certificate to keep for your records as well as your Certificate of Completion which you will need when applying to SAMHSA for your waiver.
Certificate of Completion
No credits available  |  Certificate available
No credits available  |  Certificate available Utilize this certificate of completion when applying to SAMHSA for your waiver.
CME Certificate - I am a MD/DO
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8.00 credits  |  Certificate available Keep this CME credit certificate for your records.
CME Certificate - I am not a MD/DO
8.00 credits  |  Certificate available
8.00 credits  |  Certificate available Keep this CME credit certificate for your records.