Overcoming Clinical Challenges in Prescribing Buprenorphine

Participants bring up for discussion questions pertaining to the prescribing and implementation of buprenorphine therapy. An update on the FDA's approval of new formations of buprenorphine for both opioid use disorders and pain is provided.

Target Audience

Physicians with a basic understanding of buprenorphine prescribing.

Learning Objectives

Apply a knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of new buprenorphine formulations.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
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Dr. Torrington's work combines of clinical research, community outreach, education and the practice of medicine. He has over a decade of clinical research.  Dr. Torrington serves the community by directly providing care to those without financial means and as the founder and primary addiction specialist of the End Dependence-Common Ground free clinic. Dr. Torrington maintains a private practice specializing in the management of difficult addiction and pain disorders.

  • Current speaker Orexo pharmaceuticals
  • Current speaker and consultant, BDSI pharmaceuticals
  • Current consultant, Braeburn Pharmaceuticals
  • Current speaker and consultant, Endo Pharmaceuticals

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance


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