Advance Practice Providers Still Encounter Barriers to Prescribing Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder

Nov 25, 2019 — Summarizes survey findings where rural and urban nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) were asked about their history and practice of treating patients with buprenorphine for opioid use disorder. Includes the demographic breakdown of the clinicians surveyed and identifies barriers to prescribing the treatment, such as concerns of misuse and a lack of psychosocial support services in their area.

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