Understanding Drug Test Results
Understanding the basic drug testing process and what the final test results mean is important for employers tasked with making sound hiring decisions and managing a successful drug-free workplace program.
Are your drug test results reliable? What does it mean when a drug test is invalid?
Understanding the basic drug testing process and what the final test results mean is important for employers tasked with making sound hiring decisions and managing a successful drug-free workplace program. Screening for drugs is a complicated process involving confirmation testing and specimen validity testing to help ensure accuracy of results.
Join Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight's Chief Medical Officer as he explains the essentials of drug testing including what happens after collection and during the Medical Review Officer (MRO) process.
Topics Covered Include:
How specimens are tested
MRO process for laboratory negative and non-negative results
When a urine test is considered diluted
What makes a specimen invalid vs. substituted or adulterated
Understanding canceled results
All registrants will receive a free copy of our newly released eBook - Employers' Guide to Building an Effective Drug Testing Program.
This webinar is pre-approved for 1.0 general recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR through the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute's® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.
This program is valid for 1 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.
Dr. Todd Simo
Dr. Todd Simo currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer and Managing Director of Transportation at HireRight. He came to HireRight with a decade of experience in the medical consulting arena. Prior to HireRight, he was the Medical Director of an occupational health clinic in Virginia and owned a consulting firm providing medical director service to multiple companies located throughout the country. In that capacity, he established multiple customer specific health and drug screening services. In his current position, he oversees HireRight's medical department.
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