MAT Waiver Training

Saturday, March 09 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM [EST]

100 Kings Highway S, Irondequoit, NY, 14617, United States

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Saturday, March 09 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM [EST]

About the Event

Rochester Regional Health in collaboration with Monroe County Department of Public Health will host the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Buprenorphine Waiver Training course. The course is for providers interested in seeking their waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in office-based treatment of opioid use disorders. This is the “Half and Half” course, split into an online portion and an in-person portion. The Rochester Academy of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For physicians: Once complete the 4 hour in person training, participants will receive the second half of the course – a 4 hour online self-study portion. At the end of the course, participants are required to pass an exam with a 75% or higher before applying for their waiver. 

For NP/PAs: Once complete the 4 hour in person training, participants receive the second half of the course – a 4 hour online self-study portion. At the end of the course, participants are required to pass an exam with a 75% or higher before applying for their waiver. This option fulfills the first 8 hours out of the 24 hour requirement. The remaining training can be found at the pcssnow.org link below.

PCSS offers free waiver courses for physicians, NPs and PAs.  For more information go to: https://pcssnow.org/medication-assisted-treatment/

All DATA 2000 organizations, including the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP), American Society for Addiction Medicine (ASAM), American Psychiatric Association, and American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine can provide this training as well (some fees may apply).

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.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Society of New York (MSSNY) through the joint providership of the Rochester Academy of Medicine and Rochester Regional Health. The Rochester Academy of Medicine is accredited by the Medical Society of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

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4 Hour Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Training hosted by Rochester Regional Health. Course will be facilitated by Timothy Wiegand MD, DABAM, FACMT, FAACT Medical Toxicology, URMC with support from Fatma Akmese MD & Mayra Rodriguez PA Clinton Family Health Center MAT Program.

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