New dates and locations (and online option) for buprenorphine waiver trainings
The Department of Health has announced new dates and locations for its series of buprenorphine waiver trainings to help physicians and other clinicians qualify for the required waiver to prescribe the partial opioid agonist. Information for free online training is also now available. All trainings are accredited.
The following in-person trainings, some at no cost, are coming up in June and July:
Saturday, June 16
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Volney Richmond Auditorium
1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, WA 98101
Contact the Virginia Mason CME department to register at 206.341.0142 or email@example.com.
Thursday, July 19
201 16th Ave. E, Seattle, WA 98112
Contact Dr. John Caldeiro to register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, June 16
10 a.m.–2 p.m.
St. Joseph Hospital main campus, conference rooms 5-6
2901 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA 98225
Contact Amanda Wren to register at 360.410.4013 or email@example.com.
Saturday, June 30
9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Northwest Integrated Health
9740 S Tacoma Way, Lakewood, WA 98499
Contact Kara Koehn to register at 253.328.5836 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, July 10
12:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Central Family Medicine Residency
1806 W Lincoln Ave., Yakima, WA 98926
To register, email email@example.com.
Tuesday, July 24
Moses Lake Clinic, conference room A
840 E Hill Ave., Moses Lake, WA 98837
Contact Dr. Eric Olson to register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a look at dates and times after July, click here. Completion of the four-hour in-person course as well as a four-hour online follow-up allows physicians to prescribe buprenorphine for office-based treatment of opioid use disorder. CME is approved by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry or American Society of Addiction Medicine. Free training is also available online—for more information, visit the Providers Clinical Support System website.