Toxicological Chemistry Exam
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The examination in toxicological chemistry is comprised of two parts:
- Part A, calculations and problem solving
- Part B, analytical, toxicological and therapeutic drug monitoring issues
The examination tests mastery and knowledge of
- Analytical techniques
The examination tests the candidate's skills in
All questions are in multiple-choice format.
EXAM DESCRIPTION AND SAMPLE QUESTIONS
Part A (3 hours)
The examinee is expected to solve problems related to:
- Analytical techniques, e.g. chromatography, immunoassays, and mass spectrometry.
- Toxicology, e.g. drug identification and chain-of-custody.
- Therapeutic drug monitoring, e.g. pharmacokinetics
- Basic statistics as applied to toxicology
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Part B (3 hours)
The examination questions encompass:
- Principles, characteristics and limitations of instrumentation and technologies used in a clinical or forensic toxicology or therapeutic drug monitoring laboratory, e.g. spectrometry, immunoassays, chromatography.
- Interpretation of clinical and forensic findings and laboratory data
- Basic pathophysiology and forensic requirements
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