Wed, Nov 06


UM Shore Medical Center at Easton Emerge

Half & Half MAT Waiver Training

For Buprenorphine Medication-Assisted Treatment

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Half & Half MAT Waiver Training

Time & Location

Nov 06, 2019, 7:30 AM – 12:45 PM

UM Shore Medical Center at Easton Emerge, 219 S Washington St, Easton, MD 21601, USA

About the Event

The 8-hour waiver training is offered in a ‘half and half’ format: 4 hours of in-person training followed by 4 hours of online training through PCSS-MAT. Upon completion of the required training, providers will meet the requirement of the DATA 2000 to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.

Physicians are required to complete the standardized buprenorphine waiver 8-hour training.

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs) are required to complete the standardized buprenorphine waiver 8-hour training as well as an additional 16 hours of online training as established by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) which can be found here:


Live portion

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for AAFP Prescribed CME credit. Determination of credit is pending.

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed credit, not as Category 1.

Online portion

In support of improving patient care, American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of PAs (AAPA), American Psychological Association (APA) and Association for Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. For details on accreditation, visit the registration page.

Presented by Eric Weintraub, MD

7:30 am– 8 am: Registration 8 am – 12:15 pm: Training 12:15—12:45 pm: 

Community behavioral health partners networking & lunch

Questions? Contact Tracy Sommer:

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