CE / Trainer course

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Course Overview

In this course you will learn the role that Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) plays in the treatment of Opioid Use Disorders and understanding MAT as a part of comprehensive medication-assisted recovery.

The course provides a fundamental understanding of MAT, the types of medication used in treatment, the myths associated with its use, and how MAT is a critical tool in effective evidence-based treatment for persons with Opioid Use Disorder.

DEA MATE Act Training Approved

The Medication-Assisted Treatment on-demand online CE course is approved MATE Act Training providing 3.0 ACCME or ANCC CE credits.  Learn More

What You Will Learn

Course Outline

  1. Overview of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
    a. What is Medication-Assisted Treatment
    b. Types of Medication Used in MAT
    c. Why MAT is Critical for Some Individuals
    d. Overview of Harm Reduction Strategy
    e. Overview of the Chronic Disease Model vs Acute Disease Model
    f. Proven Outcomes of MAT 
  2. Myths and Misunderstandings about Medication-Assisted Treatment
    a. Attitudes Towards MAT
    b. Discussion of MAT as taking Addictive Substances
    c. MAT vs Abstinence
    d. Are We Substituting One Problem for Another
    e. MAT and it’s Relationship to Stigma
    f. Is Medication Alone Enough in Recovery
  3. Types of Medication-Assisted Treatment
    a. Methadone
    b. Buprenorphine
    c. Naltrexone
  4. MAT and Continuum of Care for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)
    a. Principles of Effective Treatment
  5. Summary and Resources

Online CE Course - MATE Act Approved

On-demand online continuing education. Meets the ANCC and ACCME DEA MATE Act training requirements. Learn More

3.0 CE Credits

Clinician and layperson accreditation through Purdue University, College of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education.


Individual Course: $45

Onsite and Virtual Training

Onsite and virtual training available for groups of five or more.

Fill out the form below, email us, or call 844.554.3354 for more information and a custom quote.

Trainer Program

Get certified to deliver course within your community. Pricing includes a training and a licensing fee.


Fees: $255/person

Program License Fee: $200/per person

Group Program License Fee: $400/per group

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