DATA 2000 8 Hour Waiver Qualifying Buprenorphine Training

Development funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and your activity fee.

Updated April 2018!

Valid through 4-15-2021

Online, Interactive, Case Based

  • Up to 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • $199 user fee
  • 10 modules, complete at your own pace
  • Developed with funding from NIDA
  • No industry support, pharmaceutical or other
  • 60-day money back guarantee

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“Excellent program for those interested in initiating OBOT as NP or PA.”

Thomas Morrill, NP - Adult/Geriatric, FL (12/03/2016)

“Some of the best internet/web-based training I've encountered - amazing. Well worth it.”

James Franklin - PCP, SC (01/08/2017)

“Excellent course: a great storage of knowledge I have learned. I feel more confident to diagnose and treat narcotic addiction in the office.”

Gary Mendelow - PCP, Emergency Medicine (01/08/2017)

“This was a very well organized program with relevant case presentations. It is one of the best educational activities I have ever completed. Thank you.”

Judith May, M.D - Anesthesiology, WI (12/30/2016)

“This program was practical and very helpful - I feel all primary care docs should take the course to help them contribute positively to the impact of opioid problem in our society.”

George Osei-Bonsu - Internal Medicine (02/26/2017)

"This is a great program. The information was interesting and valuable. This is a great place to start for anyone thinking about treating addictions and prescribing Buprenorphine in their practice."

Dr. Joseph Mazzei / Arlington Heights / IL Integrative Medicine (2/25/2014)

“Absolutely phenomenal program that some current OBOT physicians should consider taking and refreshing their minds on our ethical duties as physicians. Real eye-opener to a serious epidemic we must contain.”

Mohammad Asef Rahmany - Internal Medicine, IN (02/14/2017)

“Training was well organized and easy to follow. Had very relative references and added links for increased knowledge and resources. I have been in this for many years and still learned a lot to apply to our practice.”

Lori Wagner, MSN APRN - Adult/Acute Care, KY (02/11/2017)

"Excellent program; includes all the necessary framework to begin treatment of opioid addiction."

ED doc from Portland OR, Emergency Medicine (3/24/2014)

“This is an excellent Buprenorphine Training Course! The presentation of the course material is well organized, detailed, and easy-to-follow.”

Chukwudi Oduah - Pain Management, OH (02/26/2017)

"Quick, interesting, pertinent, and non-threatening. Easy to navigate, clear instructions. I recommend this activity highly."

James Tollmanm, MD - Family Medicine, MA (11/03/2015)

"As a solo private practice physician in family medicine I was unsure of adding buprenorphine treatment to my practice, but after completing this course I feel very confident and would highly recommend this course to anyone considering opioid addiction treatment."


“Convenient to do at your own pace. Realistic case examples.”

Margaret Terrien - NP, VT (01/17/2017)

"I found this training to be thorough, challenging, and essential for providing optimum medical care to my patients."

BupPractice user from VA (7/28/2014)

"Great training program. I would recommend it to anyone interested in treating opioid use disorder."

Megan Rayman - Family Medicine, AK (1/25/2017)

“I found this training to be highly effective and informative in regards to prescribing Suboxone in the near future.”

Nicholas O'Brien - Psychiatry, CT (01/01/2017)

"I was pleasantly surprised by the clear presentation of material to be learned. Just the right mix of evidence-based biologic detail interspersed with relevant clinical vignettes to create a meaningful learning experience."

Michael Post, MD - Internal Medicine, MI (11/13/2015)

"[E]ye-opening experience and very educational. Loved it and enjoyed it. [T]hanks for a great program."

Rani Kumar - Emergency Medicine, PA (11/14/2015)

"Very informative and has helped me become confident in treating for opioid use disorder."

Russell Little - Pain Management, NJ (01/28/2017)

“The buprenorphine training was fascinating and empowering. Finally, a tool to combat the opiate scourge.”

Deborah Nalty - Family Medicine, WA (03/08/2017)

“Highly valuable learning opportunity for not just establishing a buprenorphine practice, but learning more about screening for and treating all substance use disorders.”

Jennifer Chung - Family Medicine, MN (02/06/2017)

"This was an excellent way to learn more about Buprenorphine and the role it helps with Opiate Use Disorder."

Ruth Barnett - Primary Care Physician, MI (4/8/2018)

"The course honest review of practical issues."

Terrell Bond - Primary Care Physician, GA (4/1/2018)

"Well organized, comprehensive, proper depth, and appropriate pace."

Dale Giolas, MD - Psychiatrist, IL (3/9/2018)

“I found this training very useful and practical. It transformed an unknown and somewhat intimidating treatment into something quite manageable.”

Molly Romary - Ob/Gyn, CO (01/11/2017)

“I found this training to be very helpful and liked that I could pick it up where I left off when I had time. It was well organized and covered all pertinent topics.”

Andrea Chiavarini, OB/GYN, OR (01/16/2017)

"This program was outstanding. It was well organized and presented in a way that was easy to follow. I thought the Key Points, FYI, and practice tips were outstanding. But one of the most valuable assets of the program was the list of references and available downloads that were made available."

GG, M.D. Internist, VA (8/12/2014)

"From the pre-clinical information to the logistics of setting up a practice; a painless way to stop and start the modules without fear of losing track and enjoying CME and obtaining the needed Credentials to obtain the waiver."

Emilia Rutigliano, MD, Psychiatry, Psychosomatic medicine (5/21/2014)

"This training was not only helpful with how to set up an OBOT, but also how to manage substance abuse and diversion in general in my practice."

Sobia Kirmani-Moe - Psychiatry (10/27/2015)

“Excellent course! Was able to work at my own pace and had a great learning experience!”

Jonathan Rosenfield - Family Medicine, GA (03/27/2017)

"This is one of the best courses on a new subject I have ever encountered. Material is presented concisely and in a logical manner. I feel so much more prepared to offer OBOT using buprenorphine at this point."

Allergist/Internist from Nashville (2/22/2014)

"A must for any practicing psychiatrist to better evaluate patients."

Otto Dueno M.D. Dayton, Ohio (1/06/2014)

"Excellent material, well-presented, and easy to implement. Highly recommend."

Dr. Andy Mencia Ft. Lauderdale Fl, Internal Medicine/Geriatrics (03/09/2014)

"The BupPractice on-line certification program for attaining the DEA waiver has been a very positive experience. The program was well-organized and exceptionally well-annotated with [a] pertinent bibliography of pdf document downloadable references and guides, [as well as] tools for implementing in our primary care practice. I feel professionally prepared for expanding our medical practice in this important clinical area of opioid use disorders and effective buprenorphine treatment."

R. Stephen Jennings, MD, FAAFP (3/20/2014)

“Very good information. Really reinforced the needs of clients that are affected by substance abuse.”

James Conkle - Family Medicine, OH (03/17/2017)

"This is an excellent and thorough program on Buprenorphine management and opioid treatment. Would definitely recommend this to fellow providers looking to begin treatment."

Family Medicine Doc (6/08/2014)

"I found the Program very helpful in learning the basics about properly prescribing Buprenorphine."

Dual Diagnosis Program Admissions' MD from Philadelphia, Psychiatry (6/30/2014)

"This is a wonderful program to learn about prescribing buprenorphine. If you have any doubts about your ability to provide this much needed service, this program will prepare you so well that your doubts will vanish."

Primary Care Doc from CT (7/05/2014)

"Excellent training. Every physician who plans to treat patients for opiate dependency will benefit from this program. I started a buprenorphine practice without the help of anyone, but this program and I now have developed a "system" which I plan to use to help other physicians. The success of my practice started by taking this BupPractice program. Thank you."

Dr. DeMara (7/15/2014)

"[P]lease strongly consider using this program to get your certification for OBOT. [I]t is well worth the $199 cost and you will...get rewards in terms of your own satisfaction and patient satisfaction by adding this to your practice."

PCP from michigan (8/03/2014)

"This program increased my confidence in both screening for treating and referring my opioid dependent patients."

Semi-rural Doc from Southwestern PA; Pediatrics (9/30/2014)