The Changing Face of Employment Drug Screening

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It’s critical for health care organizations to mitigate substance abuse in the workplace. Most employers have an employment screening process that includes drug testing, but maintaining compliance with the changing industry regulations can be complicated.

This webinar explores a number of issues and recent developments that may require you to re-evaluate your drug screening practices. Certiphi Screening’s General Counsel Alexander Erlam and Associate General Counsel/Director of Compliance Sadeq Khan will review topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act; often-overlooked legal requirements that may apply when conducting employment drug screening, including notification requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act as well as various state notification laws; medical marijuana in the employment context; and issues and common misconceptions that arise when employers seek to test for heroin or newly developed “designer” drugs.

What You Will Learn:

  • Challenges to employment drug screening practices under the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Drug testing notification requirements
  • Medical marijuana in the employment context
  • Issues and common misconceptions surrounding testing for heroin and "designer" drugs


Our Signature Learning Series events are exclusively offered to hospital personnel. There is no charge to attend.

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Thought Leaders

Sadeq Khan, J.D.
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Sadeq Khan, J.D. serves as Screening’s associate general counsel/director of compliance. In this role, he supports the compliance and regulatory functions of our company. Sadeq regularly conducts research on compliance-related issues and keeps the legal/compliance team up-to-date with all relevant domestic and international regulatory changes. He actively participates in contract negotiations and is tasked with developing compliant background screening policies for our clients.

Sadeq holds a Juris Doctor and a Master of Business Administration degree from Villanova University, where he received many awards and leadership scholarships. While attending college, Sadeq gained first-hand experience as a law clerk for the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County.


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