Free buprenorphine waiver training offered for clinical health care providers
The University at Buffalo’s Clinical Research Institute (CRIA) and the NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) are sponsoring a free buprenorphine waiver training for clinical health care providers.
It will be held at GCASA in Batavia from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 16.
The buprenorphine waiver eight-hour training is offered in a half-and-half format (4.5 hrs. of in-person training followed by 3.5 hrs. of online training).
Light refreshments will be served.
Participants will receive CME credits.
Physicians (MDs, DOs) need to complete the half-and-half course to apply for the waiver. Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs) are required to complete the standardized buprenorphine waiver 8-hour training as well as an additional 16 hours of online training as established by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA).
Please contact us for further information.
Dr. Paul Updike
Director of Addiction Medicine and Recovery Services, Catholic Health System
Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc. 430 E Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020
Online registration for the workshop: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZBQF7P9
Questions: Please contact Dr. Christopher Barrick (716-829-3280)