DATA Waiver Trainings
Providers are required to complete an eight-hour training to qualify for a waiver to prescribe and dispense buprenorphine (Drug Treatment Act of 2000). These trainings are certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) through which physicians are able to obtain the learning requirements necessary to obtain the waiver. These trainings are eight-hour courses (PAs and NPs need an additional 16 hours) that cover treating Opioid Use Disorder using interactive, case-based learning and evidence-based practices. ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training.