Recovery Management Services Webinars

“ALCOHOL BIOMARKERS: CURRENT PERSPECTIVES” Presented By: James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM, Medical Director, Recovery Management Services

This is an updated discussion of the different biomarkers of alcohol. It will include some of the history of their use in monitoring programs, and the research behind that use. We will also touch on the laboratory developed testing procedures used in biomarker testing, what you need to know about the medical review of these lab tests and how to use the results.

“MONITORING PROGRAM SPECIMEN SELECTION, EVALUATION AND ISSUES”  Presented By: James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM, Medical Director, Recovery Management Services

This webinar will include a discussion about specimen concentration concerns, dilute and low creatinine specimens, follow-up testing protocols and recommendations on these issues.

 


 

Workforce Webinars

FEBRUARY 22, 2018 / THURSDAY / @ 2:00 PM EST – “DRUG TEST CHEATING” Presented by: Regina Doural, CSAPA, General Manager, Compliance Services

Are your employees cheating on their drug test? Cheating on drug tests by “adulterating” or altering a specimen, is a common practice that drug abusers use to hide the presence of drugs in their system. There are many different ways employees try to beat the system and cheat on their drug test. What can you do to prevent the cheating?
During this webinar, we will explore some of the methods of cheating and share tips on what the employer can do to deter it.

MARCH 22, 2018 / THURSDAY / 1st Session: @ 11:00 AM EST / 2nd Session: @ 2:00 PM EST – “SAFETY CONCERN LETTERS” Presented by: Randy Barnett, D.O. Chief MRO

You received one of the Safety Concern Letters. What is it, why did you receive it, what should you do? Join us for answers to these questions and more.
This webinar will focus on the safety letter process, including the regulations that authorize the letters, the thought process involved when an MRO makes the decision to a send a safety letter and policies FSSolutions has implemented to comply with the regulations.

APRIL 10, 2018 / TUESDAY / 1st Session: 11:00 AM EST / 2nd Session: 1:00 PM EST -“FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS” Presented by: Regina Doural, CSAPA, General Manager, Compliance Services

When you have a question, you can turn to us for answers. We have compiled a list of the questions we hear most often from DERs (Designated Employer Representatives) and donors.

We will review and answer the following questions, and more during this webinar.

  • I haven’t received a result yet, what is causing the delay?
  • My collection site has closed, what should I do?
  • The MRO contacted me to send my donor back for another test, Why?
  • Should I have a random selection each month?
  • What do I do with this negative dilute result?
April 23, 2018 / TUESDAY / @ 2:00 PM PM EST – “PREPAREDNESS = SUCCESS UNLOCKING THE MYSTERIES OF CDMES” Presented by: Bill Sergott, Manager of Occupational Health Services

During this presentation, FSSolutions’ Occupational Health Leaders will be sharing recent trends we’re seeing with the CMDE and MEC process and discuss actions to aid your fleet in preparing for the FMCSA exam.

MAY 22, 2018 / TUESDAY / 11:00 AM EST – “WORKFORCE TUBERCULOSIS TESTING FOCUSED ON T-SPOT.TB” Presented by: Oxford Immunotec – Paul Athanas, Territory Manager – TB and Tick Borne Disease Testing; Chris McLaughlin, Senior Product Manager

This Webinar will focus on T-Spot.TB testing in the workforce. It will answer questions like what is the T-Spot.TB, how does it work, and what happens once the specimen is received at the lab? This webinar will cover the benefits and differences of the T-Spot.TB as compared to the traditional skin test and Quantiferon. Lastly, this webinar will cover the IDSA guideline updates.

JUNE 7, 2018 / THURSDAY / 2:00 PM EST – “BACKGROUND SCREENING SERVICES – MAKING COMPLIANCE EASY” Presented by Adam Quirk, MCI & MBA, General Manager, Background Screening Services, NAPBS/FCRA Certified

During this webinar, we will highlight our newly updated background screening platform with an emphasis on FCRA compliance. As FCRA compliance becomes increasingly important, our system has multiple built-in ways that help our clients maintain compliance, including the delivery and storage of Disclosure and Authorization forms and state specific releases, assisting with the Adverse Action process, and certifying that each background check is submitted for FCRA purposes.

JUNE 28, 2018 / THURSDAY /1ST SESSION: 11:00 AM EST / 2ND SESSION: 2:00 PM EST  – “THE MEDICAL REVIEW OFFICER (MRO)PROCESS” Presented by: Randy Barnett, D.O. Chief MRO

Do you wonder why some of your results take longer to report than others?

During this webinar, we will explore the process and steps the Medical Review Officer (MRO) uses when verifying all DOT results. FSSolutions’ Chief Medical Review Officer, Dr. Randy Barnett will walk attendees through the process.

JULY 19, 2018 / THURSDAY / 2:00 PM EST – “THE DOT RETURN TO DUTY PROCESS” Presented by: Julia Hashim, Account Manager for American Substance Abuse Professionals

Does your employee need to see a SAP? What is a SAP? Those are just some questions we will be answering during this webinar. We will break down the SAP Process and the steps an employee must go through to Return to Safety Sensitive Duty. Lastly, we cover the success rate of the SAP Process and some additional statistics.

AUGUST 14, 2018 / TUESDAY / 1st Session: 11:00 AM EST / 2nd Session: 1:00 PM EST – “HANDLING UNIQUE SITUATIONS IN YOUR DRUG TESTING PROGRAM” Presented by:
Regina Doural, CSAPA, General Manager, Compliance Services

Whether you are a new DER (Designated Employer Representative) or a seasoned veteran, everyone encounters new and often unique scenarios.

  • During this webinar, we will review these scenarios and others and discuss options for handling them.
  • The collection site sent the donor home after only two hours without collecting a specimen.
  • The chain of custody form indicates that the donor has a urine bag.
  • You received a random result for an employee not selected.
  • We found paraphernalia for cheating in one of our vehicles.
AUGUST 30, 2018 / THURSDAY /1st Session: 11:00 AM EST / 2nd Session: 2:00 PM EST – “EMERGENCY TESTING” Presented by: Marianne Crosley, Workforce Manager

During this webinar presentation, we will be reviewing best practices for emergency testing and how the representatives at FSSolutions assist you and coordinate Emergency Testing Services both during business hours, and after hours. We will review the steps we take from the moment the accident is reported to us, the research and documentation we include and provide while coordinating, and the follow up we do until the results are made available to you.

Presented by Marianne Crosley, Workforce Manager of the Emergency Testing team. Marianne’s knowledge of client protocols, collection guidelines, laboratory procedures and state and federal regulations provides our clients with the expertise, service and support they need during emergency testing situations.

SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 / WEDNESDAY / 2:00 PM EST – “COMMERCIAL DRIVER MEDICAL EXAM UPDATES”  Presented by: Ashley Nahmens, Occupational Health Training Specialist

During this webinar, we will discuss recent regulatory changes and updates to the Commercial Driver Medical Exam process including the NRCME deadline and the VA system conducting DOT physicals. We will also review some frequently asked questions that our Occupational Health teams answer.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 / TUESDAY / 1st SESSION: 11:00 AM EST / 2ND SESSION: 2:00 PM EST – “PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS AND DRUG TESTING” Presented by Randy Barnett, D.O. Chief MRO

Do you know which drug classes account for positive laboratory results?

FSSolutions’ Chief Medical Review Officer, Dr. Randy Barnett will discuss the drug classes of medications, indications for use and side effects of the medications. The webinar will also include a discussion on canceled, invalid, substituted and adulterated drug test results.

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