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American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder course, instructed by Maria Manriquez, MD, FACOG, director, UME Addiction Medicine Education and professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UArizona College of Medicine - Phoenix; this online course is designed for physicians, PAs, RNs and other clinicians. 

Continuing education credit is available.

About the course

This course covers all medications and treatments for opioid use disorder, and provides the required education needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. ASAM is an approved provider by CSAT/SAMHSA of DATA 2000 training.

This is an 8-hour blended course combining 4 hours of online learning followed by 4 hours of live in person or via live webinar learning. The live in-person or via live webinar portion of the course builds off content delivered in the online portion. Course faculty are expecting learners to complete the online portion before attending the live in person or via live webinar portion. You must complete both portions to receive credit for the course. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the importance of screening for substance use disorders
  • Describe the mechanism of opioid withdrawal
  • Discuss options to treat opioid withdrawal
  • Explain the safety and efficacy of buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder
  • Explain the safety of medications in antepartum, postpartum, and breastfeeding period
  • Describe how to start a patient (induction) on buprenorphine in an office-based setting
  • Discuss successful non-pharmacological ways to treat Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome


To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 2:00pm


Faculty, Alumni, Community
University of Arizona Health Sciences




Beth Howe-Smith
College of Medicine – Phoenix