Important Message for DEA-Registered Practitioners

As you may be aware, the new MATE law requires DEA-registered practitioners who are renewing their license or any first-time registrants to complete eight hours of training on the treatment and management of patients with opioid or other substance use disorders. 

The University of Virginia is pleased to provide an 8-hour training course that meets these requirements to Virginia-based providers at no cost.  This course, titled “Substance Misuse and Opioid Use Disorders – A National Problem: An Interprofessional Solution” will be available beginning July 31 on the UVA Continuing Education website at  Participants may complete some or all of the eight (8) modules, based on their interests and needs.  Credit will be awarded based on participation, with one content hour per module.

This course is designed for Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with substance abuse disorders.  

For more information on this course, including accreditation details and the MATE law requirements, please review the attached announcement for the course or contact [email protected]