Opioid Addiction Management

Return to all Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Consider the benefits and challenges to becoming a waived buprenorphine physician.
2. Describe the DEA registration process required to obtain prescribing privileges for buprenorphine.
3. Explain the use of buprenorphine medications for the treatment of opioid dependence
4. Develop an action plan to decide when to provide office-based opioid addiction treatment vs. referral coordination with a treatment specialist.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/22/2020

Jeff Roberts MD, Program Director, St. Francis Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program; St. Francis Family Medicine Center & Residency Program; Bon Secours Sports Medicine, Richmond, Virginia

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/22/2020
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