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Advanced Marijuana Impaired Driving Detection for Law Enforcement (Online)  

In this course, we will examine the latest forms of cannabis, medicinal laws (Compassionate Use), legal and illegal forms as well as advanced impaired driving detection techniques. We will build upon the topics discussed in IPTM’s Marijuana Impaired Driving Detection for Law Enforcement (Online), including physiology, duration of effects, administration routes and impairment cues.

You will learn about the evolving forms of cannabis, including tinctures, THC-A, vaping, and more potent forms such as dabs. We will examine Compassionate Use (medicinal marijuana laws, including common terminology; discuss how to identify medicinal marijuana and its distributors; and explore the legal impact on patients and law enforcement. We will discuss advanced cannabis impairment-related driving detection options, including proper administration of SFSTs, modified Rhomberg Balance, Finger-to-Nose and Lack of Convergence tests.

At the conclusion of this course, you will be better prepared to detect drivers that are impaired by cannabis usage as well as investigate, document, and prepare effective cases for prosecution.

Topics Include

  • What’s new in cannabis
  • Compassionate Use (Medicinal Marijuana Law)
  • Florida’s Marijuana Database
  • Cannabis impairment and research findings
  • Advanced impairment tools

Audience

Patrol officers, DUI investigators and supervisors, prosecutors

This class is restricted to current, active law enforcement and prosecutors employed by a governmental agency.

Course Length

8 hours

Note(s)

This is not a grant-funded course.

Online Details

Online environment: This is an independent study, self-paced course. Although there are no specific times that you must be online, you will be required to complete assignments by the deadlines posted within the course. Instructors are available to answer your questions during each module via the help forum.

You should plan to dedicate approximately eight hours to the course activities. You must be committed to the course and invest the time necessary for successful completion. The course must be completed within 30 days upon registration. Once the 30-day period has ended, you will no longer have access.

Computer requirements: You will complete the course entirely online, so you will need a dependable broadband internet connection.

Related Courses

 

Advanced Marijuana Impaired Driving Detection for Law Enforcement (Online)
    Ongoing Online    
Instructor:   Luis Lopez Fee: $225.00
Note:  Log-in instructions will be included in the confirmation letter sent to the email address listed in the student profile. Students will have 30 days from the time of registration to complete the training.
 

Registration and Fees

Full payment must accompany all registrations. You may register online at www.iptm.org and pay with your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit card, or you may download a Registration Form and mail it to IPTM with a check.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Complete the Cancellation Request Form and return it to IPTM. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. A 20% administrative fee will be assessed to all refunds if the cancellation request is received within 14 days of the course start date. In lieu of a refund, student substitutions can be made or a credit can be issued for a future course. No refunds will be given for no-shows. If materials for an online course were sent to the student, the appropriate materials and shipping costs will be deducted from the refund amount. Materials may be returned to IPTM in their original condition at the student's expense. Once IPTM has received and inspected them, the refund will be processed.

Due to the automated format of online independent study courses and Videos on Demand (VoDs), no refunds or substitutions can be made after registration.

Course Confirmations

A minimum number of registrations must be received for a class to run as scheduled. When the minimum criterion has been met, written confirmation will be emailed to you.

Please do not make airline reservations until you receive written notification confirming that the course will run as scheduled.

Transportation and Lodging

Most locations are served by several major airlines. Ground transportation, food and lodging are the responsibility of the student. Special rates have been negotiated at select hotels in Jacksonville for IPTM students. For more information, please visit the Locations/Lodging tab on our website at www.iptm.org or call us at (904) 620-4786.