PCSS-MAT Providers’ Clinical Support System For Medication Assisted Treatment

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PCSS-MAT Providers’ Clinical Support System For Medication Assisted Treatment

Basic program description:
A national training and mentoring project developed in response to the prescription opioid misuse epidemic and the availability of newer pharmacotherapies to address opioid dependence. The overarching goal of PCSS-MAT is to make available the most effective medication-assisted treatments to serve patients in a variety of settings, including primary care, psychiatric care, and pain management settings.

Goals/Objectives:

  1.  Develop a comprehensive electronic repository of training materials and educational resources to support evidence-based treatment of opioid dependence.
  2. Create a mentoring program to provide guidance, direction and advice to help prescribers and key health professionals who are new to the field of Medication Assisted Treatment.
  3.  Continue to offer waiver training for physicians interested in providing buprenorphine treatment under the DATA 2000.
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