A Note About COVID-19

Currently all live courses are being delivered through a virtual platform. ASAM and ACOG are closely monitoring the health and safety updates and recommendations issued by WHO, CDC and state and local health organizations. 

About the Course

Course Description: This course, with an Ob-Gyn focus, covers all medications and treatments for opioid use disorder, and provides the required education needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. The curriculum for this course has been specifically designed for women's healthcare providers and is offered in collaboration with ACOG.

Target Audience: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Certified Nurse Midwives, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, and Clinical Nurse Specialists who wish to obtain a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in an office-based setting for opioid use disorder are encouraged to attend. Clinicians and healthcare team members working with waivered providers who treat opioid use disorder are also encouraged to attend.

Course Format: This course is offered in a blended (live/online) format.

    Additional Education Opportunities

Question & Answer Webinar Sessions: Ask the Experts
Interact with faculty members. These sessions each offer 1 CME Credit.
Friday, November 20, 2020; 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET: Register here.
Monday, January 25, 2021; 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET: Register here.
March 15, 2021: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET: Register here.

ASAM's Moving Beyond the Barriers to Treating Opioid Use Disorder Course:
This course addresses moving beyond common barriers that prevent DEA-waivered clinicians from successfully treating patients with OUD.
This course qualifies for 2.5 CME credits.


Map Key

  = Ob-Gyn Focused Course

These Ob-Gyn focused courses are made available in part through a grant funding from the CDC and in partnership with:

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CDC Cooperative Agreement: “Strengthening services for pregnant and postpartum women through public health clinical care partnerships.”


Please Contact:

Aisha Ali



Live Course Listing 

Please note that while each course is hosted by a state or local organization or university, all courses are open to the public nationwide unless otherwise noted.

Bureau of Family Health/Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative Friday, January 22, 2021 8:30 am - 1:00 pm CT Live Webinar Register
Follow-Up Q&A Live Webinar Session Monday, January 25, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET Live Webinar Register
New Jersey Perinatal Quality Collaborative Saturday, February 6, 2021 8:00 am - 12:30 pm ET Live Webinar Register
Florida PQC Saturday, February 13, 2021 8:00 am - 12:30 pm ET Live Webinar Register
University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix Friday, February 19, 2021 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm MT Live Webinar Register
Follow-Up Q&A Live Webinar Session Monday, March 15, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET Live Webinar Register