Drug Testing Training Delegate Assessment – with DrugStop and Lab Confirmation Kit

Welcome to the assessment for drug testing training in the workplace with the DrugSTOP and Lab Confirmation Kit. Please follow the lessons and complete the assessment at the end.

Thank you.

Lessons

01. Drug testing in the workplace

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

Accident report So why are you thinking of testing in the workplace?  There are many benefits to screening employees for drug use in the work place, including the following: - Safer environment for employees - More productive employees - Increased staff attendance - More alert and efficient staff - Better...

02. Drugs of impairment

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

In order to understand drug testing in the workplace – and to be able to confidently answer questions from people you are testing – it is important to have a basic understanding of the different types of drugs and the effects they have on the user. Everybody ingests ‘drugs’ on…

03. Stimulants

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

Stimulants such as Amphetamines or Cocaine provide the user with an enhanced state of alertness, speeding up physiological processes within the body by stimulating the central and nervous systems. Over-use can lead to lack of appetite and problems sleeping; high doses can cause increased blood pressure and heart rate, leading to…

04. Sedatives

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

Sedatives cause a physiological slowing of the bodies responses by modulating the bodies nervous system, and can be used to produce a calming effect to aid anxiety or sleep issues. They come in various forms with alcohol being the most common and widely used legally sedating drug. Misuse of sedatives can lead…

05. Hallucinogenics

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

The third type of drug that causes impairment are classed as the hallucinogenics.  They are, by and large, very powerful drugs but because of this they are usually taken in infinitesimally small amounts – small squares of paper that a person simply licks can induce dramatic levels of impairment. Because these substances…

06. Prescription medications

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard

Drug Screening is not just about illegal substances – impairment caused by the use of prescriptive drugs by the workforce is an issue that cannot be ignored. Prescription drugs contain a wide range of substances from the drug groups we’ve just reviewed, and whilst given to the user by a medical practitioner…

07. Methods of drug testing

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

There are various different ways to screen a person for drugs, depending on what information it is that you are looking to find. For pre-employment screening, then Hair Sampling is a suitable choice as it gives historical data on exactly what a person has consumed.  It is however highly invasive…

08. Why oral fluid?

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

Of  the various different methods that can be used to detect drugs of abuse, in an employment scenario the key issue is current impairment rather than historical drug use.  Therefore oral fluid collection is now almost universally accepted as the most suitable ‘on-the-spot’ indicator of drug use. The main reasons…

11. The DrugStop

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

The DrugStop is a disposable drug testing kit brand that takes a saliva sample and provides screening results for 1-9 different drug categories depending on the which DrugStop you have. How does it work? The technique of testing is called competitive immunoassay. This is where the potential drugs contained in…

12. Before starting the lab confirmation test

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

So you have had a positive on your screening test.  Now it’s time to do a Laboratory Confirmation test in order to verify the results of the screening test. Be Timely The chain of custody procedure is a follow-up test to a positive result on a saliva screening device. It…

13. The step by step checklist

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

The Step by Step Checklist must be followed meticulously. Each step is important so as to not break the chain of custody. Missing a step could cause the test to be invalid and the lab may refuse to test it. Once you are ready to begin, remove the water you…

14. The Laboratory Chain of Custody Confirmation kit

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

The Laboratory Chain of Custody pack comprises of: Chain of Custody paperwork – includes medical questionnaire, donor information sheet and checklist A Chain of Custody form with carbon duplicates Two Quantisal Collection packs (each containing a transportation tube with buffer solution, and a collection device) A pre-paid postage bag The…

15. Final quiz – DrugStop and Lab Confirmation Kit

Length: 40 minutesComplexity: Standard

The next section is the final assessment, so please now take the time to make sure you are ready. You can go back and review any information now if you wish, before starting the assessment. Please click “VIEW THE LESSON QUIZ” to start the main assessment. The assessment contains 20…