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Helen Vangikar Medical Review Officer Workshops – Dates throughout 2019

Enhance your knowledge of drug and alcohol misuse in the workplace with workshops led by experienced analytical scientist Helen Vangikar.

Please note: these training days run throughout the year. Please see the link below for upcoming dates.

Helen Vangikar’s Medical Review Officer (MRO) Workshop provides delegates with an understanding of the facts about drug and alcohol misuse in the workplace including how to compile a substance misuse policy, choice of biological sample, choice of service provider and interpretation of reports generated by the laboratory.

MRO Training, part 1 with 5.5 CPD points

Course content:
– The role of the Medical Review Officer (MRO) including the Medical Review
– Laboratory process
– Adulteration checks and how donors try and mislead the testing
– Drug metabolism looking at the facts and fiction behind positive samples
– Evaluation and debate of Chain of Custody cases through result interpretation

MRO Training, part 2 with 5.0 CPD points

Course content:
– Use of alternative biological samples; hair, oral fluid, sweat
– Pros and cons of Point of Collection (POC) devices
– Quality and accreditation, minimum service level to expect
– Alcohol including EtG/EtS, FAEE
– Evaluation via MCQs

Who should attend:
Occupational Health Nurses; Occupational Health Physicians; GPs and other associated medical and non-medical professionals

Dates and venues:

Venue MRO 1  MRO 2
London Tue 05 Feb Wed 06 Feb
Aberdeen Tue 19 Mar Wed 20 Mar
Cardiff Tue 24 Sep Wed 25 Sep
London Tue 04 Feb 2020 Wed 05 Feb 2020

For further information on these and other courses which are held throughout the year in various locations go to: www.helenvangikar.com/training
Or email helen@helenvangikar.com

Added: 01/03/2019 Posted In: Events