Navigating Buprenorphine Prescribing for the Primary Care Physician

This session is designed to outline a patient-centered approach to diagnosis of opioid use disorder and buprenorphine prescribing.


To participate in this session:

  1. Complete Pretest.

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  2. Watch video.
  3. Complete evaluation and pay for session.
  4. Retrieve continuing education certificate.

Presentation slides:

Navigating Buprenorphine Prescribing for the PCP Presentation Slides Series Toolkit


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At the conclusion of this training course the participant will be able to:

  1. State the use of buprenorphine for managing OUD.
  2. Describe aspects of social and regulatory history that have impacted opioid use.
  3. Recognize challenging clinical scenarios related to buprenorphine.
  4. Recall key principles associated with the diagnosis of opioid use disorder.
  5. Use a patient-centered approach to patient assessment.


The course is intended for providers, nurses, social workers, medical assistants, community health works, and other care team members who are seeking to expand their knowledge and skills.


Edward Jouney, D.O., M.S.

Dr. Jouney is an addiction psychiatrist and forensic psychiatric fellow at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry at Michigan Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry. He is a consulting psychiatrist at the UM High-Risk OB Clinic and has successfully trained in Addiction Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. Dr. Jouney received his D.O. degree at Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed residency training in Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. He is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Jouney serves on the University of Michigan Health System Controlled Substance Quality Improvement Committee.

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$25 for members; $25 for non-members

To pay for this course, please click the evaluation link.

Contact Amy Wales at for any questions.

Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credit Available: Providers, Nurses & Social Workers

Session Contact Hours: 2

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content for this activity.

In order to receive credit for this activity, the learner must complete the pretest, attend the full recorded webinar, complete the posttest and evaluation, and pay for the session. Upon receipt of the posttest and evaluation, the certificate of completion will be awarded.

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