Certified Professional Collector TRAIN THE TRAINER Course for DOT Urine Specimen Collections

Course Description: This course will provide trainers the knowledge, understanding and hands-on training necessary to teach, perform and properly administer a (DOT) Urine Drug Screen Collection in accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation procedure rule.

This course follows the curriculum as prescribed by the Department of Transportation (DOT), which covers the procedural requirements for urine drug collection as stated in the Federal Register (49CFR part 30 – Subpart B [40.5-40.19]).

Following completion of this course the trainer will be certified to properly administer a (DOT) Urine Drug Screen Collection and follow regulations for chain-of-custody, patient specimen integrity and patient confidentiality.

Course Outline:

Trainers will be able to understand and train others in:

  • Federal workplace drug testing programs
  • DOT 49 CFR Part 40 (Subpart B 40.5-40.19)
  • Types of drugs used in testing
  • Responsibilities of the collector
  • Collection site protocol
  • Collection supplies
  • Collection procedures and chain of custody form
  • Medical review officer
  • Steps for collection
  • Shy bladder
  • Direct observation collections
  • Monitored collections
  • Correctable and fatal flaws
  • Obstacles to a urine collection
  • Disclosure of records
  • Proficiency in the collection of a urine specimen
  • Quality control measures
  • Reading results

Who Should Attend:

  • Occupational Health Nurses & Technicians
  • Physicians
  • Medical Equipment, Sales& Marketing Personnel
  • Safety Managers & Industrial Hygienists
  • Clinical and Registered Nurses & Technicians

Course Materials:

Each student will receive a professional student manual, and appropriate course materials.

Practical and written exams will be given during the course, and if satisfactory performance is achieved each participant will be awarded a certificate or re-certification, depending on the course registered.  Upon completion of this course, the Certified Professional Trainer will be qualified to train others to collect urine specimens under DOT guidelines and will be recognized as such.