Urine Drug Testing for Patients With Chronic Pain

Date: Monday, October 17, 2011

Author: McCarberg, Bill, MD
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, San Diego
Founder, Chronic Pain Management
Program
Kaiser Permanente
President, Western Pain Society
San Diego, California
  
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Category: Webinar

Description: Bill McCarberg, MD, founder of the chronic pain management program at Kaiser Permanente San Diego, discusses the best practices related to the use of urine drug testing in the management of patients being treated for chronic pain.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the different types of laboratory assays performed to test urine
Discuss the problems associated with the interpretation of test results
Evaluate and interpret the meaning of a negative test result