[Webinar] Random Drug Testing: Essential Considerations for Healthcare Providers
Healthcare is the fastest-growing sector of the U.S. economy, employing over 18 million workers. Healthcare workers face a wide range of hazards on the job, including sharps injuries, harmful exposures to chemicals and hazardous drugs, back injuries, violence, and stress. Drug use and abuse in the workplace not only puts the employees and patients at risk, it leaves the employers vulnerable to negligence claims and costs. A strong and defensible drug and alcohol testing program and policy, including a robust random testing program, helps protect employers and their bottom line.
In this webinar, Random Drug Testing: Essential Considerations for Healthcare Providers, Nina M. French of the Current Consulting Group discusses the key components required to design a legally defensible drug and alcohol testing policy. It also reviews the pros and cons of drug testing methodologies, random and reasonable suspicion drug testing, and policy and implementations steps.
- Discusses the basic components of a drug and alcohol screening policy for healthcare providers
- Reviews drug testing panel options and the pros and cons of testing methodologies
- Explains post-hire testing including random and reasonable suspicion drug testing
- Identifies the next steps for implementing a drug and alcohol testing policy in your facility and how PreCheck can aid in this process
Nina M. French
Managing Partner, Current Consulting Group
Nina M. French is the Managing Partner for the Current Consulting Group with over 26 years of experience in employee screening. Mrs. French consults on all facets of the screening industry. She is a nationally recognized expert in substance abuse, is widely published, and speaks at over 40 events each year including client hosted educational trainings, webinars, SAPAA, DATIA, NAPBS, iHeart Radio, and SHRM.