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

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PLEASE NOTE: This training is open to providers involved with the PROUD NIDA CTN only.

Event summary

Beyond the Waiver: Optimizing Addiction Treatment - Part Two via Zoom

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

Event details


This training will provide waivered and non-waivered prescribers and their support staff 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. 

Check-in for the course will run from 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM, and the course will run from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM. 

We will be offering 2.0 continuing education credits for NPs and 1.75 CMEs. You must register for and attend both part one and part two of this training in order to receive credit.

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


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.

Intended audience

Prescribers and their support staff treating patients with substance use disorder in an office setting.

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