Here is a list of the most frequently asked questions:
Is it difficult to get the contracts with the laboratory and MRO? It takes time. Some can be executed in a week, others take several months between waiting to hear back from the lab rep, underwriting, and initial supply/forms delivery
What is an MRO? An MRO is a Medical Review Officer. This role is explained in the courses and isn’t easily explained in one simple sentence; however, essentially, they review the results of the tests from the lab.
For certification, where would I have to take these tests at? You can take these tests from anywhere with a webcam, headset, microphone, and reliable internet connection.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE?
- Comprehensive online training courses that include all the popular specimen collection certifications with online, open book exam. The courses included in this package are the: DOT Urine Specimen Collector Course, Non-DOT Urine Specimen Collector Course, Hair Specimen Collector Course, Saliva/Oral Fluid Collector Course, DNA Paternity Course, DOT Breath Alcohol Technician Training Course, Lifeloc EV30 Device Training
- Virtual Mock Demonstrations (Mocks) conducted via webcam through a teleconferencing tool such as Skype or Google Hangouts
- All materials necessary to complete mocks
- Same-day certificate issuance (printable online)
- Laboratory contracts database to start your own lab contract
- Includes NHTSA CPL Evidential Breath Testing Device for DOT and Non-DOT BAT services (Currently Lifeloc EV30)
- Successful students will be able to conduct collections and testing according to the relevant protocols for the testing modality when provided with relevant and dynamic collection scenarios with a 100% proficiency.
- Successful students will be able to express an understanding of industry terms and the protocols involved with the 49 CFR Part 40 by completing an online quiz with 75% or greater proficiency.
HOW IS STUDENT PROFICIENCY ASSESSED?
This course includes both informal and formal assessment techniques including quantitative and qualitative strategies.Course exams utilizing a number of random questions taken from a larger question pool assess the understanding of key terms and concepts within the curricula while the mock collection (mocks) provide a summative and qualitative assessment through demonstrations designed to assess students’ preparedness for a variety of real-world scenarios.
THIS COURSE PACKAGE IS PERFECT FOR
- New collectors,
- Collectors needing refresher training,
- Business owners,
- Medical Assistants
- Laboratory Technicians
- Occupational Medicine Physicians and Professionals
WHY SHOULD I TAKE THIS COURSE PACKAGE?
- Save money on buying bulk courses versus choosing courses individually.
- According to surveys from GlassDoor.com, the average Drug Testing Collector earns approximately $36,000 per year
- Seven certifications and seven different services to offer more value to your clients or employer
- Clients needing only one service may return for a different service if they know you are capable and certified,
- Companies are more willing to sign long-term contracts for services with companies who can service their every testing and pre-employment need.
- Work at your own pace: whether you are starting your own business or enhancing an existing career in the industry, time is hard to come by. Work on your time and at your own pace.
- Don’t wait three to six months for the laboratories to underwrite you, establish your account, and send out your forms and supplies. Start offering services as soon as you earn certificates.
MATERIALS NECESSARY FOR COURSE COMPLETION
Students will need access to a computer with a webcam and reliable internet access. This course will also require an EBT Device for demonstrations and enough mouthpieces for completing more than 7 mocks (at least 10 spare mouthpieces). All other materials will be sent directly to the student including supplies and forms necessary for demonstrations.
WHAT DO TYPICAL GRADUATES DO UPON COMPLETION?
Our students take these courses for a variety of reasons and for an even wider variety of applications. Professionals who utilize these courses to advance their careers include:
- Collection Facility Collectors
- Collection Facility Managers/Administrators
- Collection Facility Owners
- Human Resource Professionals
- Substance Abuse Professionals
- Addiction Counselors
- Business Owners
- Safety Officers
- Compliance Officers
- Program Administrators
- Government Program Administrators
- DNA Paternity Testing Specialists
- Occupational Medicine Physicians and Professionals
WHAT MAKES OUR CERTIFICATION COURSES DIFFERENT?
There is no luck involved with becoming number one in an industry. To be on top you can’t just do what is expected; you must go above and beyond what is expected, you must innovate and come up with new methods of helping students accomplish their goals by providing some of the most cutting-edge solutions the industry has to offer. So what makes us different?
- Our lead instructor, Andrew Easler, has a four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Central Florida and is a master of corporate training.
- Our courses are original and thoughtfully made. When we launched in 2013, our goal was to become the “Harvard” of the drug, alcohol, and DNA Paternity testing training business.
- We are an Approved Education Provider with many human resources certification organizations throughout the world and we offer continuing education credits (CE Credits) with the majority of our courses.
- Our learning management system is robust and highly engaging. It allows students to work at the best pace that suits them for maximum learning and content retention. Our students don’t feel rushed into “cramming” for a course only to forget the material a week later and therefore perform better in practice and make less mistakes than traditional training environments.
- All students receive lifetime access to their purchased courses; review the course at any time from anywhere in the world.
- Immediate certificate issuance after passing the course so you can start testing and specimen collection right away. We can also mail you a beautiful, frame-able certificate that you will want to proudly display on your wall.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE?
This course package is comprised of individual courses. Some courses may take longer or shorter to complete depending on student pace, reading, and comprehension level. Here is a breakdown of the average times per course:
- DOT Urine Specimen Collector Course: Approximately 8-10 Hours including mocks
- Non-DOT Urine Specimen Collector Course: Approximately 2-4 Hours including mocks
- Hair Specimen Collector Course: Approximately 2-4 Hours including mocks
- Saliva/Oral Fluid Collector Course: Approximately 1-3 Hours including mocks
- DNA Paternity Course: Approximately 2-4 Hours including mocks
- DOT Breath Alcohol Technician Training Course: 8-10 Hours including mocks
TOTAL APPROXIMATE TIME: 23-30 total hours to complete