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Toxicology Testing and the MRO:  A Physician's Role in the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse

James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
Anthony Dekker, DO, FAOAAM, FASAM
R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-FTCB
Donna R. Smith, PhD

Agenda
March 28-29, 2020

This program anticipates being approved for 14 credits of AOA Category 1-A CME, pending approval by the AOA CCME. 

Saturday, March 28, 2020

A. 8:00 – 8:10 am Opening Remarks and Course Introduction, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
B. 8:10 – 9:30 am The Forensic Urine Collection, Donna R. Smith, PhD
C. 9:30 – 10:30 am The HHS Certified Laboratory and HHS5 Toxicology, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
D. 10:30 – 11:30 pm The MRO Process I, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
E. 11:30 – 12:15 Synthetic Cannabinoids and Bath Salts, Anthony Dekker, DO, FAOAAM, FASAM
F. 12:15 – 1:15 pm Working Luncheon, Introduction to DOT Rules, Donna R. Smith, PhD
G. 1:15 – 2:05 pm Expanded Drug Panel Toxicology, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
H. 2:05 – 3:20 pm The MRO Process II, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM (Continuation of Slide Deck D)
I. 3:20 – 4:30 pm Beating the Test—The Science, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
J. 4:30 – 5:00 pm Case Review and Panel Discussion

Sunday, March 29, 2020

K. 7:55 – 8:00 am Opening Remarks, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
L. 8:00 – 9:00 am DOT D&A Rule Review and SAP Process, Donna R. Smith, PhD
M. 9:00 – 10:15 am The SVT Rules and Process, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
N. 10:15 – 10:45 am Alcohol Testing-The Science, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
O. 10:45 – 11:30 am DOT Alcohol Rule Review, Donna R. Smith, PhD
P. 11:30 – 12:30 pm Alternative Specimens and Technologies, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
Q. 12:30 – 1:00 pm Quiz, Case Reviews and Panel discussion

1:00 pm CME Course Adjourns


2:00 - 2:30 pm MROCC On-Site Exam Registration

2:30 - 5:30 pm MROCC On-Site Exam.  

To Register for the MROCC Exam:  https://www.mrocc.org/getcertified.cfm.
Please note:  Completion of this course fulfills the training requirement for MRO certification
or recertification through the Medical Review Officer Certification Council (MROCC). MROCC will
be on-site Sunday afternoon to administer the certification examination following the course. 
You must register for the examination directly with the MROCC at https://www.mrocc.org/getcertified.cfm.