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Buprenorphine Rescue at the Overdose Scene

AVAILABLE: January 24, 2023
AVAILABLE CREDIT FOR PHYSICIANS: 0.50 AOA Category 1-B and 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™
AVAILABLE CEU CREDIT: 0.50 credit, completion certificate submitted to respective board for approval

This podcast is one of 18 interviews that will provide standardized, comprehensive, easily accessible, evidence-based education on best practices and current laws regarding opioids for professionals throughout the State. This 1 recorded podcast interview focuses on the benefits and risks of introducing buprenorphine at the scene of a successful overdose reversal.

TARGET AUDIENCE: New Jersey Physicians; Podiatrists; Physician Assistants; Certified Nurse Midwives; Dentists; Advanced Practice Nurses; Social Workers; Psychologists; Marriage & Family Therapists; and Professional Counselors.

OBJECTIVES:  At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Articulate how EMS personnel are trained
  2. Convey the process for buprenorphine induction after a reversal
  3. Identify the number of inductions to date and patient outcomes
  4. Recognize the risks and benefits of buprenorphine induction by paramedics at the overdose scene


Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine designates this internet live program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine (Rowan-Virtua SOM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine designates this live activity for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To receive full credit, you must be present for the entire enduring recorded podcast interview.

To receive a certificate of completion, and CME certificate, complete the Pre-Assessment, Post-Assessment, Knowledge Assessment, Attestation Form, and Outcome Survey/Evaluation.

Hearing Impaired Registrants: This recorded podcast interview contains closed captioning.

For questions pertaining to AOA and ACCME CME credits, please contact CME office at

For technical support with registration and access to the module, please contact the Rowan Online Marketplace Center  submit an email ticket here.