Buprenorphine Training for Physicians

Training Formats for Physicians

Begin 8 Hour MOUD Training

Physicians sign up for and complete an 8-module online course at their own pace.

Note: If you registered for the 8 Hour Buprenorphine Training prior to September 30, 2023, you can continue to access it via your My Courses page.

Half and Half (In-Person) Training

Physicians sign up for and attend a 4 hour live training taught by a clinical expert in their area. Once completed, participants will receive the second half of the course – a 4 hour online self-study portion.

Half and Half (Webinar)

Physicians sign up for and attend a 4 hour virtual webinar via computer taught by a clinical expert. Once completed, participants will receive the second half of the course – a 4 hour online self-study portion.

8 Hour Full Day Training

Physicians sign up for and attend a full day training led by a clinical expert in various locations throughout the year. View calendar of events to search for upcoming 8 Hour in-person trainings in your area.

8 Hour Online Pediatric Buprenorphine Training

This 8 hour fully online course was specifically designed for providers who specialize in pediatrics seeking to prescribe buprenorphine. The course focuses on adolescent opioid use disorder and consists of 6 modules.

Episode 5: Navigating the New DEA 8-Hour Training Requirement for SUDs: What Prescribers Should Know

A new law soon goes into effect that requires new or renewing DEA licensees, as of June 27, 2023, to have completed a total of at least eight hours of training on opioid or other substance use disorders and the appropriate treatment of pain. Dr Yngvild Olsen, director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, joins American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry to discuss the requirements going into effect, what should clinicians know about the changes, and how to best prepare.

Continue a Training

If you need to access a course in progress, please go directly to our education site.
Looking for something new, search our course and resource listing.

Request Your Buprenorphine Certificate

If you have completed your Buprenorphine Training with PCSS-MOUD, you can request your certificate here.

Mentoring

Designed for health professionals treating individuals with OUD or prescribing opioids for pain. Our experts provide support by phone, email, or in-person if logistically possible.