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Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) Fellowship Program


New opportunity to participate in an expert-led, interactive training while continuing to practice

DMMA is offering specialized training to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to treat opioid use disorder through self-paced modules, live discussions, and facilitated webinars, through funding from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

This initiative will train prescribers and practice managers to prescribe buprenorphine to treat OUD in primary care and other outpatient settings. Click here to learn more about the use of buprenorphine as an effective and evidence-based treatment for OUD."

Read the press release here and listen to the Delaware Public Media story here

Training Objectives for the program include:

Delaware’s program provides honoraria for participants - $3,000 for clinical providers and $2000 for practice managers - with assistance through two tracks:

Clinical Track Practice Implementation Track
For physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, to build knowledge and skills for effectively assessing and treating OUD in the outpatient setting. For practice managers and clinical staff who advance operational and administrative aspects of their OBOT program, to provide guidance for developing effective workflows and infrastructure. 

Delaware’s Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health is also offering up to $49,000 for practices represented in the OBOT Fellowship that agree to implement OBOT and meet specific performance metrics.

The Fellowship begins March 23, 2021 through September 23, 2021, via an online learning portal.

TO REGISTER OR REQUEST MORE INFORMATION, email SUPPORTAct@delaware.gov:

  • Learn from addiction medicine experts
  • Exchange ideas through a peer network
  • Receive technical assistance to offer OBOT
  • Gain access to a curated online library of tools and evidence-based practices

The Fellowship is full. Registration is closed. If you are interested in learning about related opportunities, contact us via email at SUPPORTAct@delaware.gov

Listen to this presentation to learn more about the Delaware Office-Based Opioid Treatment Fellowship

Download this flyer for a summary to share the training information with others.

 

This project is supported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $3,579,864 with 100 percent funded by CMS/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CMS/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

 

 



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