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Clinical Drug Testing in Primary Care

Clinical Drug Testing in Primary Care

Clinical Drug Testing in Primary Care

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Launch date: 27 Dec 2017
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Last updated: 06 Aug 2018

Reference: 185746

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Drug testing can contribute to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of patients seen in primary care, the management of the treatment of chronic pain, and the identification and treatment of substance use disorders. This CEU course describes the role of drug testing in primary care settings and its historical roots in workplace testing; defines the terms and practices used in drug testing; presents the mechanics of testing and describes the steps that nurses can take to prepare for drug testing; provides information about implementing testing in clinical practice; and presents important aspects of urine drug testing for specific drugs. Also included in this course is technical information on specific tests used for initial or screening tests, confirmatory tests, and specimen validity tests.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Discuss the most common technologies used to perform screening and confirmatory tests.

2. Enumerate what should be explained to the patient prior to testing.

3. Explain what the window of detection depends on.

4. Investigate the current clinical guidelines for drug tests for pain management with opioids.

5. Examine what drug test panels are designed to do.

6. Describe under what conditions specimen adulteration should be suspected.
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Industry Specialists
on behalf of QueTech, LLC

QueTech is made up of a solid team of professionals dedicated to providing innovative CE solutions. We employ subject matter experts in many different disciplines including physical therapists, nurses, nursing home administrators, psychologists, councelors, social workers, and many more. Our main area of focus is providing Online Continuing Education to our users.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 10.00 Hours

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