This no-cost seminar will specifically focus on buprenorphine treatment of opioid use disorder in an office- based setting. The standard Provider Clinical Support System (PCSS) will be presented and will qualify for the first half of training to receive the DATA 2000 buprenorphine waiver. This seminar is provided by The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Department of Family and Community Medicine and is eligible for up to 4.25 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Webinar: Buprenorphine Certification Course
12:30 PM - 5:30 p.m.
- describe regulations for buprenorphine treatment of opioid use disorder
- discuss how buprenorphine’s unique pharmacology affects its clinical use
- explain the risks of buprenorphine diversion and misuse
- present data related to buprenorphine treatment outcomes and side effects, with comparison to methadone
- perform a typical history and physical appropriate to buprenorphine induction
- diagnose opioid use disorder and comorbid substance use and psychiatric disorders
- explain potential contraindications to buprenorphine treatment
- provide a detailed description of the buprenorphine induction process
- discuss typical practice for buprenorphine maintenance
- compare naltrexone with buprenorphine for specific patient populations