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If a NP in Al wants to prescribe suboxone....what are the steps for doing so?

Friday, February 23, 2018

The CRNP/PA in Alabama can apply for a data-waiver to prescribe Suboxone for addiction once they do the following:

  1. Obtain a QACSC and DEA
  2. Take the 24-hours of CME that SAMSHA requires before applying

This is currently not regulated by the Alabama BME as the data-waiver program is federal; however, the QACSC protocol still needs to be followed anytime a CRNP/PA is prescribing Controlled IIIs (Suboxone) in the State of Alabama.

Here is the link for more information:

https://www.samhsa.gov/programs-campaigns/medication-assisted-treatment/training-materials-resources/qualify-np-pa-waivers

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