April 13, 2019 ● 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM     

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Training for Opioid Addiction Waiver In-Person

‘Half and Half’ training, i.e. half online & half in-person

*Developed for the American Academy for Addiction Psychiatry

This course is suitable for providers who would like to obtain a waiver for their DEA license to prescribe buprenorphine products for opiate use disorder. The course is offered with a compulsory online component and 4 hours in person training. 

Modules Covered in the Course:


Hermione Hurley, MD
Infectious Disease and Addiction Medicine
University of Colorado



Following completion of the in person training, the AACP will send a link to the online training half.  There will be three modules to review followed by a 20 question exam.  Once the exam is passed, a Certificate of Completion will be provide with instructions on applying for the waiver. On line training must be completed within 30 days of receiving the link.


NPs/PAs can take the 8 hour waiver training and it will count towards their waiver application.  The additional 16 hours of training is available on PCSS at no cost: https://pcssnow.org/education-training/mat-training/


Residents can take the waiver training, they will not be able to apply until they have a personal DEA number and an unrestricted medical license. 


This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

This activity will be certified for ANCC contact hours (including pharmacotherapeutic contact hours) and will award AAPA Category 1 CME credit. 


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.  


Cost:  $50.00