NCDD Sessions and Seminars

2023 NHTSA ARIDE Course

NCDD Seminars and Sessions

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October 12, 2023 - October 13, 2023

Attendees will learn how officers are trained to recognize psychophysical and clinical indicators of impairment that are consistent with a driver who is possible under the influence of drugs, or in combination with alcohol. Attendees will also learn how officers are trained to properly administer and interpret the Modified Romberg Balance test, the Finger to Nose Test, and the Lack of Convergence test

Course Director: Donald J. Ramsell

Course Instructor: Anthony D. Palacios

Assistant Instructor: Michelle L. Behan

CLE Credit Hours:

60min States-12.5 CLE Hours

50min States-15.0 CLE Hours

Due to the nature of the course, class size must be kept small. So if you are considering coming to the ARIDE Course in Nashville, now is the time to sign up.

The course will be held at the Hyatt House Nashville Downtown. Our room rate is $289/night. You can make your hotel reservations by clicking the link above or by calling the hotel directly 615-248-9888. Be sure to use the code G-NCDD to take advantage of our discounted room rate.

Completion of a NHTSA SFST Student Course is a prerequisite to attending ARIDE

Thursday, October 12, 2023

TimeEvent Description
9:00am - 9:30amWelcoming Remarks
9:30am - 10:15amIntroduction and Overview of Drugs & Highway Safety
10:15am - 10:30amBreak
10:30am - 12:00pmSFST Review & Update
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch (on your own)
1:00pm – 2:00pmSFST Proficiency Test
2:00pm – 3:00pmDrugs In the Human Body
3:00pm – 3:15pmBreak
3:15pm – 3:45pmDrugs In the Human Body
3:45pm – 5:00pmObservation of the Eyes & Other Tests for Impairment

Friday, October 13, 2023

TimeEvent Description
9:00am - 10:15amObservation of the Eyes & Other Tests for Impairment
10:15am - 10:30amBreak
10:30am - 12:00pmThe DRE 7 Drug Categories
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch (on your own)
1:00pm - 2:00pmThe DRE 7 Drug Categories
2:00pm - 3:15pmEffects of Drug Combinations
3:15pm - 3:30pmBreak
3:30pm - 4:30pmPre & Post Arrest
4:30pm - 5:00pmFinal Test & Certificates

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