MAT Waiver Eligibility Training
Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS), The American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
This Waiver Eligibility Training program provides a free
online and computer-based training series for physicians,
nurse practitioners, and physician assistants that
satisfies some of the requirements to obtain a waiver for
prescribing buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder.
A total of 8 hours of training is federally mandated for
physicians and a total of 24 hours of training is
mandated for nurse practitioners, and physician
The first half of each training session is a 4.25 hour
live webcast, which is followed by a 3.75 hour
computer-based study and an examination. The webinar
portion is entitled Office-Based Treatment for Opioid
Use Disorders Webinar, and it is offered on multiple
The training is designed for physicians, nurse
practitioners, physician assistants, and professional
school students. Membership in The American Osteopathic
Academy of Addiction Medicine is not required.
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding
The training is offered at no cost. The training has been
approved for 4.25 AOA Category 1-A CME credits.
Use the links on the program
website to register for the desired training session.
Health workforce education and training · Illicit drug use · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Prescription drug misuse
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