Next Steps: Get Started Prescribing Buprenorphine!

Doctor speaking to a patientCongratulations! Upon completing our online buprenorphine training program, you are finally (almost) eligible to start prescribing buprenorphine. However, you must complete a few more steps before you write that first prescription. This guide will advise you on the following:
  • Obtaining a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine
  • Establishing a relationship with
    1. mental health professionals,
    2. laboratories, and
    3. pharmacies
  • Locating an experienced buprenorphine prescriber for consultation
  • Summary: Putting it all together
Written by Clinical Tools, Inc.
Reviewed by experts in buprenorphine treatment
Original publication date February 9, 2009. Updated May 2013.