This course is designed for Western Australian Pharmacists and other health professionals dispensing opioid substitution treatment in the form of supervised methadone and buprenorphine doses to CPOP clients.
Please note this online course is in the process of being updated.
This course is designed for Western Australian pharmacists and other health professionals who dispense opioid substitution treatment in the form of supervised methadone and buprenorphine doses and who supply depot buprenorphine formulations to medical centres and clinics.
This training is for currently authorised prescribers in the WA Community Program for Opioid Pharmacotherapy (CPOP). Upon successful completion of this training and assessment CPOP Prescribers will be recommended for approval to prescribe depot buprenorphine formulations.
Approval as a CPOP Prescriber is issued by Chief Delegate of the Medicines and Poisions Regulation Branch, WA Department of Health and all providers are required to operate in accordance with WA CPOP Policies and Procedures and all associated policies and guidelines.