Types of Testing Enabling Learning Objectives 1. Select from a list the DoD test type with its definition. 2. Select from a list the types of tests that can be conducted. Back Next
Types of Testing • COMMANDER DIRECTED. • Probable Cause(PO) – Commander has sufficient evidence to believe that if he/she tests the Soldier that the Soldier will be positive. Commander should always check with the local SJA before ordering this test. • Command Direct(CO) – Also known as a Competence/Fitness for duty. The Commander believes the Soldier is on a drug because of unusual or bizarre behavior. The commander orders a test to ensure the safety of the Soldier and his/her coworkers.
Types of Testing • COMMANDER DIRECTED (Cont). • Rehabilitation (RO) – The commander orders a test as part of the Soldiers rehabilitation program for drug or alcohol abuse. • Inspection – The commander orders a test to measure the good order and fitness of the unit. • Inspection Random (IR) - Part of unit (Random selection of personnel) • Inspection Unit (IU) - Entire unit (100% of the unit is tested) • Inspection Other (IO) - Testing based on a commanders written policy, such as all personnel taking more than 20 days leave will be tested upon their return to duty.
Types of Testing • Accident or Mishap (AO) – A test is ordered because of an accident that destroys property or causes injuries to personnel. • Consent or Volunteer (VO) – The Soldier volunteers to provide a sample; i.e. to clear up rumors about drug use. (Must be voluntary) • Physician Directedor Medical Examination (MO) – A doctor orders a test after examining a Soldier and feels the Soldier is abusing drugs.