Certificate Issued After Completion
This course presents an overview of the identification of current substances of abuse and the associated paraphernalia you will likely encounter in your duties. Drug Scheduling, appearance, observable effects on the human body, methods of ingestion, possible medicinal and/or cultural uses, slang terminology, cultivation, production, manufacture and distribution of the prevalent substances within the seven categories of drugs will be described. Safety issues for encountering users of these drugs is emphasized.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Recognize various substances of abuse and any associated paraphernalia.
- State the possible medicinal uses of various substances of abuse, if any.
- State the method of ingestion, slang terms, and the observable effects on the human body of various substances of abuse.
- Understand the safety cautions to be taken when encountering substance abusers.