What type of drug tests do nursing schools do?

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    Urine, Blood, or Hair? I'm just curious, as I've had a hair test done before and they cut 2 chunks out!! Not sure how that would look now considering my hair is so short!!
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    I had a urine test where I went.
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    I had a 10 panel blood screen.
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    I was never drug tested for nursing school, though my employer does pre-employment screening for every hire. I think that's about standard. Hair tests are pretty expensive so most places stick to urine in my experience.

    Funny story from school though; in A&P we did urine dips for a lab, and we each had to supply our own sample. A few students must have been concerned that a drug screen was part of it, because when they took their cup to the bathroom, they never returned to lab afterward.
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    Quote from jillebean
    Urine, Blood, or Hair? I'm just curious, as I've had a hair test done before and they cut 2 chunks out!! Not sure how that would look now considering my hair is so short!!
    I thought they only had to pull out several strands? I would NOT be happy with chunks-of course-if you really need a job you gotta do it...
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    Quote from blamejoe
    I was never drug tested for nursing school, though my employer does pre-employment screening for every hire. I think that's about standard. Hair tests are pretty expensive so most places stick to urine in my experience.

    Funny story from school though; in A&P we did urine dips for a lab, and we each had to supply our own sample. A few students must have been concerned that a drug screen was part of it, because when they took their cup to the bathroom, they never returned to lab afterward.
    lol, that's funny. I could imagine people leaving the class with specimen cups, books, and car keys...
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    We didn't have one prior to starting but were informed there would be surprise drug tests. I know at my last job they did the hair sample & I was not a happy camper. I have really curly hair so I ended up fighting knots until it grew out uggg would much rather give blood.
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    nine panel urine drug screen at my school. Also, they have the right to do a random test if they suspect something.
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    My school did a 10 panel urine test.
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    none at all


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