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    MRO Update

    The comprehensive newsletter for medical review officers (MROs) and other providers of workplace drug/alcohol testing services!

    Editor, Robert Swotinsky, MD, MPH, is an MRO board certified in occupational medicine and Chair of the occupational medicine program at Fallon Clinic in Massachusetts. He is coauthor of The Medical Review Officer’s Manual and is on the Medical Review Officer Certification Council’s Examination Development Committee. Dr. Swotinsky also serves on the faculty for ACOEM’s MRO training courses.

    Published 10 times a year, MRO Update contains clear, concise, and practical articles on topics such as: 

    • split specimen procedures and alternative specimen tests
    • direct observation and privacy issues
    • prescription drug abuse and illicit drug use
    • state and federal (DOT, SAMHSA, FHWA, FTA, etc.) regulations
    • courtroom updates
    • the MRO Forum – a timely question-and-answer column
    • a From the Journals section
    • information on upcoming MRO course offerings and examinations

    10 issues per year
    Price: $210 for ACOEM members; $235 for non-members
    ISSN 1079-3291 

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    BACK ISSUES – Complete sets from 2006, 2007, 2008, or 2009 are available through our Product Catalog for $150 per set. You may view each year’s topical index here: 200620072008, or 2009. Single copies of back issues are also available for $15 each. Call ACOEM Publications Department at 847/818-1800, ext. 387 to place an order.