DEA License Update
Effective June 27, 2023, prescribers with a DEA license will be required to complete a total of eight hours of training on opioids and other substance use disorders prior to renewing or obtaining their DEA license.
Below are three ways to obtain these hours:
The Nebraska Medical Association’s Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Project is offering a series of trainings to meet this requirement for FREE for ALL Prescribers (including non-physicians) in Nebraska.
You can also listen to the recorded trainings for credit below.
Steps to get credit for watching the recorded CME:
- Watch the video.
- Click on Evaluation to Claim CME to receive your credit and get a certificate.
Project ECHO in collaboration with the Nebraska Medical Association and the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services are offering a FREE, upcoming series on Treating Patients with Buprenorphine. Each live activity will count as one hour towards your eight hours of training needed.
August 25th | 7:30-8:30 AM (CST)
- Transitioning Patients to Buprenorphine by Microdosing, presented by Todd Stull, MD & John Massey, MD
Additionally, the AAFP is offering their substance use disorder on-demand CME free of charge for AAFP/NAFP members for a limited time. Members can access this training free of charge by logging into the AAFP website.
The AAFP has also developed a resources web page with information on the training requirements and other details.