Conducting Drug Testing 'For Cause'

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Drug Testing “For Cause” (A) If at during anytime during a laboratory or clinical experience, a faculty or clinical instructor perceives the odor of alcohol on the student or observes behaviors, not limited to, slurred speech, unsteady gait, or confusion by the student that would cause the faculty or clinical instructor to suspect the student is impaired by drugs or alcohol, the following steps should be taken: (a) The student should be removed from patient care or the assigned work area by the instructor (b) The student will be required to undergo “for cause” drug and alcohol testing (c) The instructor will call for transportation services and arrange for the student to be transported to a designated medical service facility contracted for
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