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Toxicological Chemistry Exam

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EXAM STRUCTURE

Exam parts
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

Exam domains
The examination tests mastery and knowledge of

  • Analytical techniques
  • Physiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Management

Item taxonomy
The examination tests the candidate's skills in

  • Recall
  • Applied Skills 

Item format
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

For Toxicology Part A sample questions click here

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

For Toxicology Part B sample questions click here

Suggested Study Resources for Toxicology

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Toxicological Chemistry Exam

For upcoming exam dates and application deadlines, click here.

EXAM STRUCTURE

Exam parts
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

Exam domains
The examination tests mastery and knowledge of

  • Analytical techniques
  • Physiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Management

Item taxonomy
The examination tests the candidate's skills in

  • Recall
  • Applied Skills 

Item format
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

For Toxicology Part A sample questions click here

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

For Toxicology Part B sample questions click here

Suggested Study Resources for Toxicology

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