In order to prescribe buprenorphine, PAs must, in accordance with the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), complete 24 hours of specialized training. The training must include eight hours of MAT waiver training and an additional 16 hours of training.

Continuing Education Credit

This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 16.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the AAPA Review Panel. Approval is valid for two years from the issue date of 02/15/2017. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Enduring Material Programs and for Commercial Support of Enduring Material Programs.