Educational Opportunities Available for the Medication Assisted Therapy
(MAT) Waiver Application Requirements
As part of the implementation of the Comprehensive Addication and Recovery Act, nurse practitioners are required to complete 24 hours of training to be eligible for the MAT prescribing waiver. For general information click the following link: https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/qualify-nps-pas-waivers
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers a free, eight-hour Drug Addiction Treatment Act waiver course for treatment of opioid use disorder. Click the following link for more information: http://pcssmat.org/calendar-of-events/list/?tribe_eventcategory=9.