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If you or someone in your firm is interested in attending one of our training courses or scheduling a private training session please contact Lance at 979-846-3950 to register or for additional course information.

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Course (NHTSA Course) 2015 Curriculum

This training course will train the attendee in the most current NHTSA approved SFST training curriculum. This is the same NHTSA SFST training course that law enforcement officers are trained in nationwide and testify to in court. The course is open to any student who wants to learn more about the NHTSA approved standardized field sobriety testing and it's foundation.

This course will train the legal professional in: Perspectives on recognizing driving behavior exhibited by impaired drivers; Attitudes and skills in detecting the impaired driver; Understanding the tasks and decisions involved in identifying the intoxicated driver; The DWI detection process (vehicle in motion, personal contact, pre-arrest screening); Effects of DWI enforcement; DWI enforcement and the three standardized field sobriety tests (Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, Walk and Turn, and One Leg Stand); Typical clues of alcohol intoxication; Divided attention testing and the NHTSA standardized field sobriety testing administrative and scoring protocols; SFST validation studies; Live alcohol workshop and demonstrations of different types of nystagmus will be displayed and observed. Course includes current NHTSA SFST student manual and past NHTSA SFST student manuals and validation studies on jump drive.

September 8-9, 2017

Dallas, Texas

Recovery Healthcare Training Room

9090 N. Stemmons Freeway

Dallas, Texas 75247

Cost of course: $695.00

Drug Evaluation and Classification Overview Course (DRE)

This training seminar is an overview of the key evaluation principles found in the NHTSA Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DECP-DRE) curriculum. This unique training course will inform the attendee in the most current NHTSA/IACP approved DRE procedures and training curriculum/protocols as well as case planning techniques from a medical and scientific point of view. This training seminar will train the legal professional in: Development and effectiveness of the drug recognition process; Overview of physiology of drugs; The drug evaluation and classification procedures (12 step process); Drug evaluation eye examinations (HGN, VGN, lack of convergence, estimation of pupil size, pupil reaction to light); Vital sign examinations (pulse rates, blood pressure, and body temperature); Seven drug categories; Drug combinations; Analysis of the drug evaluation narrative report and the drug influence evaluation face sheet; and proper use of the drug evaluation matrix to form drug category classification. Attendees will receive a jump drive of the most recent NHTSA DECP course pre-school and long course manuals along with DECP studies and case law.

This one of a kind course is team taught with Dr. Fran Gengo, PHARM.D. or Dr. Michelle Rainka, PHARM.D. giving this course a unique look at pharmacology from the law enforcement and pharmacologist points of view.

October 6-7, 2017

Course Hours: 9-6 both days

Dallas, Texas

Recovery Healthcare Training Room

900 North Stemmons Freeway

Dallas, Texas 75247

Course cost: $695.00

December 1-2, 2017

Vancouver BC

Cost of course: $695.00

December 8-9, 2017

Michigan

Cost of course: $695.00

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)and Drug Evaluation and Classification (DRE)Overview Combined Course.

This combined one of a kind course will train the attendee in the most current NHTSA approved SFST training curriculum and the DRE Overview course. This is the same NHTSA SFST training course that law enforcement officers are trained in nationwide and testify to in court. The course is open to any student who wants to learn more about the NHTSA approved standardized field sobriety testing and it's foundation.  The course will begin on the scheduled Thursday with the SFST student course which will end at noon on Saturday.  The DECP (DRE) Overview course will begin at 1:00 pm on the Saturday and end at 6:00 pm on Sunday.

This course will train the legal professional in: Perspectives on recognizing driving behavior exhibited by impaired drivers; Attitudes and skills in detecting the impaired driver; Understanding the tasks and decisions involved in identifying the intoxicated driver; The DWI detection process (vehicle in motion, personal contact, pre-arrest screening); Effects of DWI enforcement; DWI enforcement and the three standardized field sobriety tests (Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, Walk and Turn, and One Leg Stand); Typical clues of alcohol intoxication; Divided attention testing and the NHTSA standardized field sobriety testing administrative and scoring protocols; SFST validation studies; Live alcohol workshop and demonstrations of different types of nystagmus will be displayed and observed. Course includes current NHTSA SFST student manual and past NHTSA SFST student manuals and validation studies on jump drive.

 

This training seminar is an overview of the key evaluation principles found in the NHTSA Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DECP-DRE) curriculum. This unique training course will inform the attendee in the most current NHTSA/IACP approved DRE procedures and training curriculum/protocols as well as case planning techniques from a medical and scientific point of view. This training seminar will train the legal professional in: Development and effectiveness of the drug recognition process; Overview of physiology of drugs; The drug evaluation and classification procedures (12 step process); Drug evaluation eye examinations (HGN, VGN, lack of convergence, estimation of pupil size, pupil reaction to light); Vital sign examinations (pulse rates, blood pressure, and body temperature); Seven drug categories; Drug combinations; Analysis of the drug evaluation narrative report and the drug influence evaluation face sheet; and proper use of the drug evaluation matrix to form drug category classification. Attendees will receive a jump drive of the most recent NHTSA DECP course pre-school and long course manuals along with DECP studies and case law.

This one of a kind course is team taught with Dr. Fran Gengo, PHARM.D. or Dr. Michelle Rainka, PHARM.D. giving this course a unique look at pharmacology from the law enforcement and pharmacologist points of view.

Cost of Course: $1250.00

*Location TBD*

New Jersey

October 19-22, 2017

New Orleans, Louisiana

October 26-29, 2017

South Dakota

November 2-5, 2017

Manchester, New Hampshire

November 9-12, 2017

Denver, Colorado

November 16-19, 2017

 

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