Ohio DEA DATA 2000 One-and-a-Half-Day Waiver Trainings

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About the Training

The one-and-a-half-day training throughout the state of Ohio includes the traditional ASAM 8-Hour waiver qualifying course covers all medications and treatments for opioid use disorder, and provides the required education needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. The additional half-day session covers implementation with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Option 1: Free One-and-A-Half-Day Live Trainings

Prescribers may take a free 1.5-day course to obtain the DEA DATA 2000 Waiver. ASAM will host the first day of training that provides the 8-hours course to meet federal requirements in communities across the state. This material will be followed by a half-day of training from experts around Ohio that will enhance the prescriber’s knowledge about opioid prescribing and buprenorphine policies (e.g., low-dose prescribing according to federal and state guidelines and DEA guidance on documentation).

Ohio Resources

Useful internal resources and links to other websites.

Option 2: Online Training

Unable to attend a live training? The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course provides the 8 hours of education needed to receive a DATA 2000 waiver. You will be able to pace yourself and finish the course when you have time. Then follow our instructions at the end of the course to receive your waiver.

Prescribers taking the online course will have additional opportunities to be mentored for prescribing buprenorphine in an office-based setting. Just follow this link to learn more about Ohio’s unique mentoring opportunities.

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by the Ohio Opioid STR Project- 1H79TI080261-01 grant from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.