NCDD Sessions and Seminars

NHTSA ARIDE Course sponsored by NCDD

NCDD Seminars and Sessions


December 00, 0000

Pre-Requisite for attending this course is an SFST Student Course.

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

CLE Credit Hours:

60min States-12.5 CLE Hours

50min States-15 CLE Hours

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

Registration fees are $650.00 for NCDD Members and $750.00 for Non-Members. Non-Members: this would be a great time for you to become a member and save on your registration fee. Register today to reserve your spot!

The course will be held at the Hyatt Place Chicago/O'Hare Airport. Our room rate is $129/night. You can make your hotel reservations online by clicking the link above or by calling the hotel directly 224-563-1800. Be sure to reference the group code G-DUII to take advantage of our discounted room rate.

Friday, November 5, 2021

TimeEvent DescriptionInstructor(s)
9:00am - 9:30amWelcoming RemarksDonald J. Ramsell-NCDD President & Dean
9:30am - 10:15amIntroduction and Overview of Drugs & Highway SafetyAnthony Palacios
10:15am - 10:30amBreak
10:30am - 12:00pmSFST Review & UpdateAnthony Palacios & Donald J. Ramsell
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch
1:00pm – 2:00pmSFST Proficiency TestAnthony Palacios & Donald J. Ramsell
2:00pm – 3:00pmDrugs in the Human BodyAnthony Palacios
3:00pm – 3:15pmBreak
3:15pm – 3:45pmDrugs in the Human BodyAnthony Palacios
3:45pm – 5:00pmObservation of the Eyes & Other Tests for ImpairmentAnthony Palacios

Saturday, November 6, 2021

TimeEvent DescriptionInstructor(s)
9:00am - 10:15amObservation of the Eyes & Other Tests for ImpairmentAnthony Palacios
10:15am - 10:30amBreak
10:30am - 12:00pmThe DRE 7 Drug CategoriesAnthony Palacios
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch
1:00pm - 2:00pmThe DRE 7 Drug CategoriesAnthony Palacios
2:00pm - 3:15pmEffects of Drug CombinationsAnthony Palacios
3:15pm - 3:30pmBreak
3:30pm - 4:30pmPre & Post ArrestAnthony Palacios
4:30pm - 6:00pmFinal Test & CertificatesAnthony Palacios & Donald J. Ramsell

Pre-Requisite for attending this course is an SFST Student Course.



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