Drug Testing and Specimen Choices: Understanding Measurements and Results

Legal Area:        Criminal Juvenile Litigation Trial Appellate
Total Credit Hours:        1.00
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $25.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        03/31/2019

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **

CLEonline.com, together with the Austin Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program to provide a comprehensive overview of drug testing and specimen choices, as well as specific information the attorney must know about such testing as it relates to the practice of law. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Austin Bar Association on August 23, 2016. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Overview and Comparison of Medical and Forensic Drug Testing

  • Use of Forensics in Postmortem Toxicology

  • In-depth Overview of Components of a Forensic Analysis

  • Forensic Drug Testing and Common Samples

  • Advantages and Pitfalls of Urine and Hair Drug Testing - Beware of False Positives and False Negatives

  • Comprehensive Overview of Target Drugs and Screen Tests

  • Drug and Alcohol Metabolism

  • What The Attorney Must Know About Blood Tests

The speaker for this course is George B. Kudolo, PhD, CPC, FAIC, FACB, Graduate Toxicology Program Director, Department of Clinical Lab Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. An extensive biography for Dr. Kudolo may be found at the UT Health San Antonio website.

Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas

Credit Hours Area

1.00 Criminal Appellate
1.00 Criminal Law
1.00 Juvenile Law


This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

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