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Explore the science of urine drug screen testing and how this mechanism is used to support the goals of the Family Drug Treatment Court.

This webinar developed for magistrates and multidisciplinary professionals working in the Family Drug Treatment Court features:

  • Dr David Deam, chemical pathologist from Australian Clinical Labs, who will explain the testing process, how to interpret results and answers to some frequently asked questions about urine drug screens.
     
  • A multidisciplinary panel discussion led by Magistrate Kay Macpherson about how these tests are used as a therapeutic intervention in the Family Drug Treatment Court.
Location

Program will be held via webinar.

 

Presenter
Dr David Deam

Dr David Deam

Dr Deam is a chemical pathologist at Australian Clinical Labs. He graduated with Honours in Medicine from Monash University and completed postgraduate training in Biochemistry to obtain his FRCPA. Dr Deam has previously worked at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Women's Hospital, where he was appointed Head of Chemical Pathology. Dr Deam has taught students in a myriad of medical disciplines and has been an examiner for the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. 

Presenter
Dr David Deam

Dr David Deam

Dr Deam is a chemical pathologist at Australian Clinical Labs. He graduated with Honours in Medicine from Monash University and completed postgraduate training in Biochemistry to obtain his FRCPA. Dr Deam has previously worked at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Women's Hospital, where he was appointed Head of Chemical Pathology. Dr Deam has taught students in a myriad of medical disciplines and has been an examiner for the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia.