Is My Drug Testing Program Working?


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Original Record Date: April 11, 2018

 

The goal of drug testing in sport is to both deter use of performance-enhancing substances, and also to protect the athletes who compete clean—leveling the playing field for all competitors. Still, with a myriad of testing panels, matrices, and budget allocations, it is common to wonder if these goals are being achieved.

This webinar dives into the principles of an effective drug testing program, allowing attendees to understand and compare their program to industry best practices. Mark Bockelman, Chief Operating Officer, and Erika Kuhr, Senior Director of Sport Drug Testing, share insights and model examples for attendees to review and discuss. Speakers also address questions related to drug testing practices, procedures, and other trends.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify key components of an effective drug testing program.
  2. Describe the strengths and limitations of different drug testing matrices (urine, blood, saliva).
  3. Discuss ways to best utilize available budgetary resources to employ an effective drug testing program.

 

This course is not eligible for CEUs.