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Emergency Department Medication Assisted Treatment Waiver Training | July 23, 2019

Course Registration

Register to join ICEP for the updated EM-focused MAT Waiver Training required to apply to the Drug Enforcement Agency for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

The course is presented by ICEP members Henry Swoboda, MD and Stephen Holtsford, MD, FACEP.

Course is FREE for all ICEP members! (Charge of $50 applies for all non-members; please call ICEP at 630.495.6400 to register)

Course Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants 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. 

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.
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This MAT Waiver Training Course is available to ICEP members at no cost as an important member service. Non-member physicians may attend at a cost of $50. Please call ICEP staff at 630-495-6400, ext. 200, to complete your registration. You will not be registered until payment is received. Thank you.