Office Based Addiction Treatment Training and Technical Assistance (OBAT TTA)

A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals

Waiver Trained: Now What? The Nuts and Bolts of Addiction Treatment

December 16, 2020
6:00 pm–8:00 pm ET

This training will prepare prescribers to handle practical considerations when treating patients with opioid use disorders in office settings.

PLEASE NOTE: This training is being held via Zoom

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Virtual meeting

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This training will provide waivered prescribers the skills needed to actually implement office-based addiction treatment into an ambulatory practice setting. Additionally, this talk will provide expert, concrete tips to facilitate the provision of care for patients with substance use disorders utilizing medications in their treatment. 

This training will be held via Zoom. Complete information on how to join via Zoom will be emailed to you the week of the training.

We will be offering 2.0 continuing education credits for NPs and 1.75 CMEs.

This is not a training to receive your buprenorphine waiver.

To request reasonable accomodations for a disability, please notify Shereen Sodder (, in writing, at least two weeks prior to the conference.

Course Director: Dan Alford, MD, MPH

Intended audience

Prescribers who have recently obtained their MAT waiver (or who are contemplating getting their waiver) and are looking to increase provision of care for patients with substance use disorder in an outpatient setting.


Charmaine Lastimoso, MSN, MPH, NP-C, CARN-AP Kristin Wason, MSN, NP-C, CARN


The learner will: understand the medication induction, stabilitation, and maintenance procedures; learn to how address substance use during treatment and issues of adherence; and understand how to apply this knowledge to support special populations.

Sponsored by

Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction, Department of Public Health, Bureau of Addiction Services

Accreditation information

ACCME Accreditation Statement

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Accreditation/Approval Statement

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 2.00

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OBAT TTA is a program of Boston Medical Center (BMC), a 514-bed academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End and the largest safety-net hospital in New England.

Funding for OBAT TTA is provided by:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS)
GE Foundation

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