Physicians in Louisiana have the opportunity to become buprenorphine-waivered to treat Opioid-Use Disorder (OUD) through an online educational course offered by Louisiana Healthcare Connections. The course will be conducted by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).

Physicians will receive four hours of online training at their own pace and four hours of live, interactive training. The live training will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in St. Louis, Missouri, or the live training may be attended remotely by streaming it to a device, on the four dates below:

September 13, 2019*

November 8, 2019*

Dates marked with an asterisk feature curriculum designed for women’s health providers in partnership with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

Physicians who complete the training will receive Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits, a copy of the ASAM National Practice Guidelines, a reference guide and other clinical resources.

There is no cost to participate in the training.

For more information about the course or to register to attend, physicians may visit

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