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SAMHSA's Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) 32: Clinical Drug Testing in Primary Care provides information that practitioners need when deciding whether to introduce drug testing into their practices. TAP 32 gives guidance on implementing drug testing.
This newly in-stock publication is for clinical practitioners, such as physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, who provide primary care in office settings and community health centers. TAP 32 includes information on the following:
- Role of drug testing in primary care settings
- Terms and practices used in drug testing
- Mechanics of testing
- Steps that primary care practitioners can take to prepare themselves, their staff, and their office spaces for drug testing
- Implementation of testing in clinical practice
- Important aspects of urine drug testing for specific drugs.
TAPs are compilations from various Federal, state, programmatic, and clinical sources that provide practical guidance and information related to the delivery of treatment services to individuals with behavioral health needs.