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Drug Impairment and Behavior Recognition for Education Professionals

LET455  - 16.00 Hours

Schedule

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific requirements. For more information about this course
or to schedule a class, please contact us at (800) 423-8433 or publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

DIBREP PictureRecognizing the signs and symptoms of individuals under the influence of drugs is important to ensure the safety and health of students and education professionals. This course is designed to provide administrators, counselors, teachers, and school nurses with tools and training necessary to recognize and document drug/alcohol impairment in students.

Nursing contact hours have been applied for through the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for Traffic Course #3400.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this class

Topics

  • How drugs work in the body
  • How state laws and school policies affect educator contact with impaired students
  • Role of drugs in society
  • Signs and assessment of Impairment

Audience

Education Professionals including:
  • Teachers
  • Aides
  • Administrators
  • Nurses
  • Counselors
  • School-based law enforcement officers

Education Credits

16.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

16.00 Texas Nurses Association

Contact Information

Law Enforcement

Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788
publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

Accreditation Agreements


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