Buprenorphine is an effective medication for treatment of opioid use disorder. With a waiver, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants can prescribe buprenorphine in office-based primary care settings. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is currently offering free Half-and-Half Buprenorphine Waiver Trainings.
In order to apply for a waiver, physicians are required to complete an eight-hour training. Nurse practitioners and physician assistants must take 24 hours of trainings (including the physician 8 hour training). This half-and-half training, consisting of four hours of online training and four hours of in-person training, fulfills the eight-hour training requirement.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
9:00AM – 1:30PM
New York-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street
11th Floor, Room F1190
New York, NY 10065
To register for one of the upcoming trainings or to be notified of future trainings, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.