Timely and accurate drug level testing becomes crucial in field of sports (doping test) and in-patient management with a chronic pain. It is also a critical element in workplace screening and the standards and methodology have evolved since its initial introduction.
Increasingly, organizations are seeing the value of drug testing as a defense in their safety measures. As such there is a greater need for understanding the different biological matrices that are used for drug testing, their effectiveness in reducing drug use, and explore future challenges.
- Understand the pharmacology of different specimens, their advantages and disadvantages in drug testing.
- Review of health monitoring programs and commonly screened drug testing panels.
- Learn more about the importance and applicability in other areas such as pain management and forensic toxicology.
Michael Peat, PhD