Course III: Driving Under the Influence of Drugs (focus on impaired motorists other than EtOH)

[attendees must take both Course I: Forensic Chromatography and Course II: Forensic Drug Analysis before taking this course]

Day 1

830-915 Review of GC Polite
915-1015 Intro and Overview of DUID Analysis Techniques – Part 1 Jimmie Valentine
1015 – 1030 Break
1030 – 1130 Intro and Overview of DUID Analysis Techniques – Part 2 Jimmie Valentine
1130-1230 Lunch with Instructors
1230-200 Principles of SPE Preparation of Physiological Fluids Polite
200-215 Break
215-500 Lab #1: Solid Phase Extraction of Physiological Fluids, Elute, Evaporation and Derivatization of a biological sample  Polite/Jimmie Valentine
215-500 Understanding and Properly using Epidemiological and Actual Driving Studies in defense of DUID Murder, DUID homicide by vehicle, DUID Aggravated Assault by Vehicle, and DUID impairment cases McShane

Day 2

830-930 Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Receptors – Part 1 Jimmie Valentine
930-1030 Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Receptors – Part 2 Jimmie Valentine
1030-1045 Break
1045-1145 Principles of Derivatization Polite
1145-1230 Lunch
1230-130 Immunoassay Technologies (ELISA, EMIT, POCT) Jimmie Valentine
130-230 Lab #2: Immunoassay technology–“Dipstick” testing and Probation Checks for Drugs and The NHTSA Virginia Beach Study Carrie Valentine
230-245 Break
245-345 Benzodiazepines: Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Analyses Jimmie Valentine
345-500 Review of Data All instructors

Day 3

830-930 GC-MS SIM analysis Polite
930-1030 Opiates:Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Analyses Jimmie Valentine
1030-1045 Break
1045-1200 LC-MS Theory Polite
1200-1230 Lunch
1230-100 Lab #4: LC Polite
100-200 Cannabinoids:Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Analyses Jimmie Valentine
200-215 Break
215-315 Sympathomimetic Amines: Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Analyses Jimmie Valentine
315-415 The Dräger 5000DT Lee

Day 4

830-930 Interpretation of a Forensic Laboratory Report Jimmie Valentine
930-1030 Correlating Analytical Findings with Behavioral Events Jimmie Valentine
1030-1045 Break
1045-1200 The Listing of Assumptions Lee
1200-1230 Lunch
1230-200 Cross of a Toxicologist on Pharmacology McShane
200-230 Review of each sections Top 5 concepts Panel