This course overviews information relevant to requalifying (renewing) Substance Abuse Professionals concerning the six Modal Administrations of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s alcohol and drug programs.  If your qualification term has expired you need to purchase and complete the full SAP qualification training and test, not this renewal.  It is by the federal rule that renewal courses are to be completed prior to the expiration of the last SAP qualification date.  Please do not take this course if your current SAP is expired.  If you have purchased this course by mistake contact us before taking the test or downloading the study and we will exchange this course for the one you need for qualification.

Developed by Karen A Smith

4/2018

This course overviews information relevant to requalifying (renewing) Substance Abuse Professionals concerning the six Modal Administrations of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s alcohol and drug programs.  If your qualification term has expired you need to purchase and complete the full SAP qualification training and test, not this renewal.  It is by the federal rule that renewal courses are to be completed prior to the expiration of the last SAP qualification date.  Please do not take this course if your current SAP is expired.  
 
Substance Abuse Professionals qualified to provide evaluations for covered employees under US DOT’s drug and alcohol testing regulations must obtain 12 continuing education credits every three years within the qualification triennium.  This renewal course covers the special differences between the U.S. Department of Transportation and Homeland Security’s modal administrations' alcohol and drug programs.  Learners will become more familiar with the aspects of the drug and alcohol programs of each of the six transportation administrations; the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG).  Except as described in each module of this course the requirements of 49CFR part 40 apply.  Readers should be familiar with these regulations before attempting to examine the unique differences of how the testing program is implemented in each US DOT administration.
Module One:  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Objectives
1. Participants will be able to describe the FMCSA drug and alcohol program, test events, education and training elements, and self-admission.
2. Participants will be able to describe the SAP functions and responsibilities to the FMCSA drug and alcohol program. 
Learning Assessment
1. Participants will be able to define the prohibitions for alcohol and controlled substance use.
2. Participants will be able to define types of drug and alcohol test events specific to FMCSA.
3. Participants will be able to describe SAP functions under FMCSA regulations.
4. Participants will be able to discuss relevant definitions such as actual knowledge, direct observation, stand-down, treatment, education, control, employer, and driver.
5. Participants will be able to discuss the self-admission provisions of part 382.
6. Participants will be able to describe the education and training requirements for drivers and supervisors.
Module Two:  Federal Railroad Administration
Objectives:
1. Participants will be able to describe the FRA drug and alcohol program, test events, education and training elements, and other service agent functions.
2. Participants will be able to describe the SAP functions and responsibilities to the FRA drug and alcohol program.
Learning Assessment
1. Participants will be able to define who is a covered employee under FRA rules. 
2. Participants will be able to define Alcohol and drug use prohibitions.
3. Participants will be able to describe SAP functions under FRA regulations.
4. Participants will be able to discuss relevant definitions such as accident, incident, testing for cause.
5. Participants will be able to discuss the required test events under FRA rules.
6. Participants will be able to describe the education and training requirements for drivers and supervisors.
Module Three:  Federal Aviation Administration
Objectives:  
1. Participants will be able to describe the FAA drug and alcohol program, test events, education and training elements, and other service agent functions.
2. Participants will be able to discuss the SAP functions and responsibilities to FAA drug and alcohol program.
Learning Assessment
1. Participants will be able to discuss the drug and alcohol prohibitions under FAA rules. 
2. Participants will be able to describe the various test events required under FAA rules.
3. Participants will be able to describe SAP functions under FAA regulations.
4. Participants will be able to discuss special procedures for medical certificate holders. 
5. Participants will be able to discuss the return-to-duty process.
6. Participants will be able to describe the education and training requirements for covered employees and supervisors.
Module Four: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Objectives:
1. Participants will be able to describe the PHMSA drug and alcohol program, test events, education and training elements,  and other service agent functions.
2. Participants will be able to discuss the SAP functions and responsibilities to PHMSA drug and alcohol program.
Learning Assessment
1. Participants will be able to define the prohibitions for alcohol misuse and controlled substance abuse.
2. Participants will be able to define types of drug and alcohol test events specific to PHMSA.
3. Participants will be able to describe SAP functions under PHMSA regulations.
4. Participants will be able to discuss relevant definitions such as covered employee, covered function, operator, reasonable cause and reasonable suspicion.
5. Participants will be able to describe the education and training requirements for covered employees and supervisors.
Module Five: Federal Transit Administration
Objectives:
1. Participants will be able to describe the FTA drug and alcohol program, test events, education and training elements,  and other service agent functions.
2. Participants will be able to discuss the SAP functions and responsibilities to FTA drug and alcohol program.
Learning Assessment:
1. Participants will be able to define the prohibitions for alcohol and controlled substance use
2. Participants will be able to define types of drug and alcohol test events specific to FTA.
3. Participants will be able to describe SAP functions under FTA regulations.
4. Participants will be able to discuss relevant definitions such as covered employee, recipient, subrecipient, DAPM, and other FTA specific terms
5. Participants will be able to describe the education and training requirements for drivers and supervisors. 
Module Six: United States Coast Guard
Objectives:
1. Participants will be able to describe the USCG drug and alcohol program, test events, education and training elements,  and other service agent functions.
2. Participants will be able to discuss the SAP functions and responsibilities to USCG drug and alcohol program.
Learning Assessments:
1. Participants will be able to define types of drug and alcohol test events specific to USCG.
2. Participants will be able to describe the differences in MRO and SAP functions under USCG regulations.
3. Participants will be able to discuss relevant definitions such as covered employee, serious marine incident, reasonable cause, chemical test, and stand-down.
4. Participants will be able to describe the education and training requirements for crewmembers and supervisors.
 
CE Credits:  12
CE Broker #: 20-619397
Agenda:  
Hours 1-2:  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Hours 3-4:  Federal Railroad Administration
Hours 5-6:  Federal Aviation Administration
Hours 7-8:  Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration
Hours 9-10:  Federal Transit Administration
Hours 11-12:  United States Coast Guard
Purpose:  To prepare eligible professionals to provide regulatory compliant substance abuse evaluations to U.S. DOT covered employees.

Target Audience:  Psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, (licensed professional counselors or mental health counselors with addiction certifications), employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals.

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Online Course

CE Broker#:
20-619397
CE Credits:
12
Price:
$275.00