Modules and Webinars

These education and training resources were developed for primary care providers. The overarching goal of PCSS is to provide the most effective evidenced-based clinical practices in the prevention of OUD through proper opioid prescribing practices, identifying patients with OUD, and the treatment of opioid use disorder.

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Chronic Pain Core Curriculum

PCSS clinical experts have created a comprehensive course on opioid prescribing for primary care providers in the essential evidence-based clinical practices in treating chronic pain—with or without medications. Learn more ›

Opioid Use Disorder and Pain Management Assessment Tool

The goal of this assessment tool is to provide the learner with a means to determine individual knowledge gaps in the treatment of patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) and pain. Learn more ›

SUD 101 Core Curriculum

PCSS clinical experts have created 22 modules for healthcare professionals in the development of a substance use disorder 101 core curriculum for healthcare providers. The modules provide an overview of evidence-based practices in the prevention, identification, and treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring mental disorders. Learn more ›

X-Waiver Training

PCSS provides waiver training for providers in several formats at no cost. Physicians require 8 hours of training to apply for the waiver from the Drug Enforcement Agency to prescribe buprenorphine, one of three medications approved by the FDA for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (NP/CNM/CNS/CRNA) and physician assistants (PA) are required to complete 24 hours of training including the 8 hour waiver training. Waiver training is provided at no cost. Learn more ›