The Medical Review Officer's Manual: MROCC's Guide to Drug Testing, Sixth Edition
ONLINE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE ENCLOSED WITH THE PRINT BOOK
The Medical Review Officer's Manual: MROCC's Guide to Drug Testing, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive, well-organized resource for Medical Review Officers (MROs), MRO Team Member, and everyone responsible for providing workplace drug and alcohol testing services. Written by Robert B. Swotinsky, MD, MPH, a Medical Review Officer with 30+ years of experience, this clearly organized and indexed manual sets the standard of performance for MROs. It also remains the best possible resource of preparation for MROCC's MRO Certification Examination.
This newly revised reference has been updated to address regulatory changes during the past five years, including:
- Additional prescription opioids (added to the federal panel in 2017)
- Oral fluid testing guidelines (2020)
- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Clearinghouse (2020)
- The updated federal Custody and Control Form (2020)
- An expanded discussion of testing of non-urine specimens
Guidelines for drug test interpretation have been updated to reflect evolving standards of practice. These include the means of verifying medical explanations, the interpretation of marijuana-positives with respect to state-legalized marijuana use, and the use of cannabidiol (CBD). Scientific discussions have been updated to include recent citations for some of the less well-known parts of the federal regulations so readers can more easily locate the source material.
Available as a package only in both print and electronic formats. The eBook version will be updated periodically to keep you abreast of future changes in regulations and recommendations.
The MRO Manual can also be used as a companion to The Medical Review Officer Team Manual: MROCC's Guide for MROs and MRO Team Members, Second Edition by James Ferguson, DO, FASAM published by OEM Press.
NOTE: The eBook version is online access only and NOT downloadable
Publication Date 2021 Format Softcover print book with digital access to e-book
ISBN 978-1-883595-93-7 Product Code 23122
The Medical Review Officer Team Manual: MROCC's Guide for MROs and MRO Team Members, Second Edition
As demands for a safe and drug-free workplace grow, federal requirements and a burgeoning work load require that many medical review functions be carried out by Medical Review Officer Team members. This useful, up-to-the-minute manual has been created to help prepare MRO Team Members for certification and to keep the entire MRO team operating at a peak level of professionalism and efficiency. Offering a complete view of the medical review process, the Medical Review Officer Team Manual covers business, scientific, legal, ethical and logistical issues. Eighteen appendices and charts address every different function MRO Teams are required to perform.
Publication Date 2013 Format Softcover, 317 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-57-9 Product Code 23103