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IPHCA Half and Half X-Waiver Training: 4 Hour Live Interaction

February 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Course Objectives:

  • Screen and identify patients with OUD and define evidence-based treatments.
  • Discuss the pharmacology of opioids as it relates to treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) patients.
  • Describe the fundamentals of office-based opioid treatment including the treatment of the co-morbid patient.
  • Explain the process of buprenorphine induction as well as stabilization and maintenance.
  • Discuss all FDA approved antagonist and agonist medications to treat OUD.
  • Discuss basic office protocols including medical record documentation and confidentiality.
  • Utilize evidence-based resources to ensure providers have the confidence to prescribe buprenorphine for patients with OUD.
  • Recognize the importance of obtaining a waiver to begin treating patients with OUD.


Virtual self-paced work of 4 hours before or after the live event is required in order to be eligible for the waiver. CME is also available. Please create a PCSS account prior to the live training in order to avoid delays in receiving the waiver. Contact Staci Ashmore with questions.

Attendees will need to register in TWO places:

Zoom Meeting Registration


PCSS Portal Registration

Invitation code for PCSS website: WAIVER-227743-11555