Buprenorphine Boot Camp: Getting your clinic off the ground

May 14, 2021

This training will serve as a deeper dive into the complexities of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) of opioid use disorders in the primary care setting. Intended for providers who currently hold a MAT Waiver, the workshop will detail the logistical, legal and prescribing challenges common to MAT, and practical tips to overcome these barriers.

Intended Audience

This program is designed for physicians, advanced practice nurses, and nurses who treat patients with opioid use disorder.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, learners will be able to: 

  1. Determine accurate diagnosis and initiate treatment for opioid use disorder
  2. Interpret urine toxicology screens as it relates to managing opioid use disorder
  3. Demonstrate skills needed to to work with patients who continue to use drugs and alcohol while in treatment for opioid use disorder
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 6.75 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/14/2021 - 8:30am CDT
Event ends: 
05/14/2021 - 4:30pm CDT
8:15 - 8:30Welcome & Overview
8:30 - 9:10Opioid Use Disorder Diagnosis & Patient Evaluation
9:10 - 9:45Case Discussion - Case #1
9:45 - 10:30 Medication Initiation
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 11:15Case Discussion - Case #2
11:15 - 11:45Case Discussion - Case #3
11:45 - 12:00 Small Group Review of Case Discussion
12:00 - 12:15Large Group Review of Case Discussion
12:15 - 1:00 Lunch - on your own or join faculty for further discussion
1:00 - 2:00Common Challenges in OUD Management in Primary Care Settings
2:00 - 2:30Case Discussion - Case #4
2:30 - 2:45Large Group Review of Case #4
2:45 - 3:15Case #5
3:13 - 3:30Break
3:30 - 4:00 Case #6
4:00 - 4:15 Large Group Review of Cases #5 & #6
4:15 - 4:30Wrap Up/Review Resources 


This conference will be held live online via WebEx. 

Links to the sessions will be emailed to learners prior to the start of the activity. 

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the  speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.

For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on, patients.

The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be commercial interests.


Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live online activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 ANCC contact hours.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .675 CEUs or 6.75 hours.


Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 6.75 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Please login or register to take this course.

Learners will receive registration links on Thursday, May 13. Links will be emailed to the same email you used to register. 


Email help@icep.wisc.edu.


Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.


For additional questions about the conference, including accessibility requests, please contact:

Kathleen Maher

Required Hardware/software

This activity will be held live online via WebEx 

Technical specifications and additional software information can be found here