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Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Course 2015 Curriculum

Pre-School Course

Session 1: Introduction: Preliminary training for the DEC Program  Session 6: Examination of Vital Signs
Session 2: Overview of the DEC Procedures Session 7: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 3: Psychophysical Tests                                        
Session 8: Alcohol as a Drug
Session 4: Eye Examinations Session 9: Preparing for the DRE School 
Session 5: Alcohol Workshop Session 10: Conclusion of the Preliminary Training            

Download the entire Pre-School Participant Manual here. Includes all 10 sessions listed above. (2015) 

Final 7 Day School

Session 1: Introduction and Overview/Glossary of Terms Session 17: Narcotic Analgesics                                   
Session 2: Drugs in Society and in Vehicle Operation Session 18: Practice: Test Administration
Session 3: Development and Effectiveness of the DEC Program Mid-Course Review                                    
Session 4: Overview of the Drug Recognition Expert Procedures Session 19: Inhalants   
Session 5: Eye Examinations Session 20: Practice: Vital Signs Examinations  
Session 6: Physiology and Drugs: An Overview    Session 21: Cannabis  
Session 7: Examination of Vital Signs   Session 22: Overview of Signs and Symptoms  
Session 8: Demonstrations of the Evaluation Sequence Session 23: Curriculum Vitae Preparation and Maintenance  
Session 9: Central Nervous System Depressants Session 24: Drug Combinations
Session 10: Central Nervous System Stimulants   Session 25: Practice: Test Interpretation  
Session 11: Practice: Eye Examinations Session 26: Preparing the Narrative Report  
Session 12: Alcohol Workshop Session 27: Practice: Test Administration  
Session 13: Physician's Desk Reference and Other Reference Sources   Session 28: Case Preparation and Testimony  
Session 14: Hallucinogens   Session 29: Classifying a Suspect (Role Play)
Session 15: Practice: Test Administration Session 30: Transition to Certification Phase
Session 16: Dissociative Anesthetics                         
Final Review                         

Download the entire 7 Day School Participant Manual here. (2015) 

DRE Instructor Guide 2015

Pre-School Courses

 Session 1: Introduction: Preliminary Training for the DEC Program Session 6: Examination of Vital Signs 
 Session 2: Overview of the DEC Procedures Session 7: Overview of Signs and Symptoms
 Session 3: Psychophysical Tests Session 8: Alcohol as a Drug
 Session 4: Eye Examinations Session 9: Preparing for the DRE School
 Session 5: Alcohol Workshop Session 10: Conclusion of the Preliminary Training 

Download Entire Pre-School Administrator's Manual Here 
 

Final 7 Day School

Session 1: Introduction and Overview/Glossary of Terms  Session 17: Narcotic Analgesics 
Session 2: Drugs in Society and in Vehicle Operation Session 18: Practice: Test Administration 
Session 3: Development and Effectiveness of the DEC Program  Mid-Course Review 
Session 4: Overview of the Drug Recognition Expert Procedures  Session 19: Inhalants 
Session 5: Eye Examinations  Session 20: Practice: Vital Signs Examinations 
Session 6: Physiology and Drugs: An Overview  Session 21: Cannabis 
Session 7: Examination of Vital Signs  Session 22: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 8: Demonstrations of the Evaluation Sequence  Session 23: Curriculum Vitae Preparation and Maintenance 
Session 9: Central Nervous System Depressants  Session 24: Drug Combinations 
Session 10: Central Nervous System Stimulants  Session 25: Practice: Test Interpretations 
Session 11: Practice: Eye Examinations  Session 26: Preparing the Narrative Report
Session 12: Alcohol Workshop  Session 27: Practice: Test Administrations
Session 13: Physician's Desk Reference and Other Reference Sources  Session 28: Case Preparation and Testimony
Session 14: Hallucinogens Session 29: Classifying a Suspect (Role Play)
Session 15: Practice: Test Administration Session 30: Transition to Certification Phase
Session 16: Dissociative Anesthetics Review of the DRE School

Download Entire DRE 7 Day Administrator's Manual Here 

DRE Instructor Guide Powerpoints - 2015

Pre-School Course

Session 1: Introduction: Preliminary Training for the DEC Program Session 6: Examination of Vital Signs 
Session 2: Overview of the DEC Procedures Session 7: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 3: Psychophysical Tests  Session 8: Alcohol as a Drug 
Session 4: Eye Examinations  Session 9: Preparing for the DRE School 
Session 5: Alcohol Workshop  Session 10: Conclusion of the Preliminary Training

Final 7 Day School

Session 1: Introduction and Overview/Glossary of Terms Session 17: Narcotic Analgesics
Session 2: Drugs in Society and in Vehicle Operation  Session 18: Practice: Test Administration 
Session 3: Development and Efficiency of the DEC Program  Mid-Course Review

Session 4: Overview of the Drug Recognition Expert Procedures 

Session 19: Inhalants 
Session 5: Eye Examinations  Session 20: Practice: Vital Signs Examinations  
Session 6: Physiology and Drugs: An Overview Session 21: Cannabis 
Session 7: Examination of Vital Signs Session 22: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 8: Demonstrations of the Evaluation Sequence Session 23: Curriculum Vitae Preparation and Maintenance 
Session 9: Central Nervous System Depressants  Session 24: Drug Combinations 
Session 10: Central Nervous System Stimulants   Session 25: Practice: Test Interpretation
Session 11: Practice: Eye Examinations Session 26: Preparing the Narrative Report
Session 12: Alcohol Workshop Session 27: Practice: Test Administration 
Session 13: Physician's Desk Reference and Other Reference Sources  Session 28: Case Preparation and Testimony
Session 14: Hallucinogens  Session 29: Classifying a Subject (Role Play)
Session 15: Practice: Test Administration  Session 30: Transition to Certification Phase 
Session 16: Dissociative Anesthetics  Review of the DRE School  

Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Course May 2013 Curriculum

Pre-School Course

Session 1: Introduction: Preliminary training for the DEC Program  Session 6: Examination of Vital Signs
Session 2: Overview of the DEC Procedures Session 7: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 3: Psychophysical Tests
Session 8: Alcohol as a Drug
Session 4: Eye Examinations Session 9: Preparing for the DRE School 
Session 5: Alcohol Workshop Session 10: Conclusion of the Preliminary Training

Download the entire Pre-School Participant Manual here. Includes all 10 sessions listed above. (2013) 


Final 7 Day School

Session 1: Introduction and Overview/Glossary of Terms Session 17: Narcotic Analgesics 
Session 2: Drugs in Society and in Vehicle Operation Session 18: Practice: Test Administration
Session 3: Development and Effectiveness of the DEC Program Mid-Course Review
Session 4: Overview of the Drug Recognition Expert Procedures Session 19: Inhalants 
Session 5: Eye Examinations Session 20: Practice: Vital Signs Examinations 
Session 6: Physiology and Drugs: An Overview  Session 21: Cannabis 
Session 7: Examination of Vital Signs  Session 22: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 8: Demonstrations of the Evaluation Sequence  Session 23: Curriculum Vitae Preparation and Maintenance 
Session 9: Central Nervous System Depressants Session 24: Drug Combinations
Session 10: Central Nervous System Stimulants  Session 25: Practice: Test Interpretation 
Session 11: Practice: Eye Examinations Session 26: Preparing the Narrative Report 
Session 12: Alcohol Workshop Session 27: Practice: Test Administration 
Session 13: Physician's Desk Reference and Other Reference Sources  Session 28: Case Preparation and Testimony 
Session 14: Hallucinogens  Session 29: Classifying a Suspect (Role Play)
Session 15: Practice: Test Administration Session 30: Transition to Certification Phase
Session 16: Dissociative Anesthetics
Final Review 

Download Sessions 1-15 of the 7 Day School Participant Manual here. (2013) 
Download Sessions 16-30 of the 7 Day School Participant Manual here. (2013) 


Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Course January 2011 Curriculum
Pre-School Course
Session 1: Introduction and Overview Session 6: Examinations of Vital Signs
Session 2: Overview of Drug Evaluation and Classification Session 7: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 3: The Psychophysical Tests
Session 8: Alcohol as a Drug
Session 4: The Eye Examinations Session 9: Preparing for the DRE School 
Session 5: Alcohol Workshop       Session 10: Conclusion of the Preliminary Training 

Final 7 Day School

Session 1: Glossary of Terms  Session 16: Dissociative Anesthetics 
Session 2: Drugs in Society and in Vehicle Operation Session 17: Narcotic Analgesics 
Session 3: Development and Effectiveness of the Drug Evaluation and Classification Process Session 18: Practice: Test Interpretation 
Session 4: Overview of Drug Evaluation and Classification Procedures Session 19: Inhalants 
Session 5: Eye Examinations: Nystagmus, Convergence, Pupil Size and Reaction to Light  Session 20: Practice: Vital Signs Examinations 
Session 6: Physiology and Drugs: An Overview  Session 21: Cannabis 
Session 7: Examination of Vital Signs  Session 22: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 8: Demonstrations of the Evaluation Sequence  Session 23: Curriculum Vitae Preparation and Maintenance 
Session 9: Central Nervous System Depressants  Session 24: Drug Combinations
Session 10: Central Nervous System Stimulants  Session 25: Practice: Test Interpretation 
Session 11: Practice: Eye Examinations Session 26: Preparing the Narrative Report 
Session 12: Alcohol Workshop  Session 27: Practice: Test Administration 
Session 13: Physician's Desk Reference and Other Reference Sources  Session 28: Case Preparation and Testimony 
Session 14: Hallucinogens  Session 29: Classifying a Suspect (Role Play)
Session 15: Practice: Test Interpretation  Session 30: Transition to Certification Training 
Mid-Course Review         
Final Review 

Download the entire 7 Day School Participant Manual here. Includes all 30 sessions listed above. (2011) 



DRE Instructor Guide

Pre-School Courses

 Session 1: Introduction: Preliminary Training for the DEC Program Session 6: Examination of Vital Signs 
 Session 2: Overview of the DEC Procedures Session 7: Overview of Signs and Symptoms
 Session 3: Psychophysical Tests Session 8: Alcohol as a Drug
 Session 4: Eye Examinations Session 9: Preparing for the DRE School
 Session 5: Alcohol Workshop Session 10: Conclusion of the Preliminary Training 

Download Entire Pre-School Administrator's Manual Here  

Final 7 Day School

Session 1: Introduction and Overview/Glossary of Terms  Session 17: Narcotic Analgesics 
Session 2: Drugs in Society and in Vehicle Operation Session 18: Practice: Test Administration 
Session 3: Development and Effectiveness of the DEC Program  Mid-Course Review 
Session 4: Overview of the Drug Recognition Expert Procedures  Session 19: Inhalants 
Session 5: Eye Examinations  Session 20: Practice: Vital Signs Examinations 
Session 6: Physiology and Drugs: An Overview  Session 21: Cannabis 
Session 7: Examination of Vital Signs  Session 22: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 8: Demonstrations of the Evaluation Sequence  Session 23: Curriculum Vitae Preparation and Maintenance 
Session 9: Central Nervous System Depressants  Session 24: Drug Combinations 
Session 10: Central Nervous System Stimulants  Session 25: Practice: Test Interpretations 
Session 11: Practice: Eye Examinations  Session 26: Preparing the Narrative Report
Session 12: Alcohol Workshop  Session 27: Practice: Test Administrations
Session 13: Physician's Desk Reference and Other Reference Sources  Session 28: Case Preparation and Testimony
Session 14: Hallucinogens Session 29: Classifying a Suspect (Role Play)
Session 15: Practice: Test Administration Session 30: Transition to Certification Phase
Session 16: Dissociative Anesthetics Review of the DRE School
Download Entire DRE 7 Day Administrator's Manual Here 

Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Instructor Guide Power Point

Pre-School Course

Session 1: Introduction: Preliminary Training for the DEC Program Session 6: Examination of Vital Signs 
Session 2: Overview of the DEC Procedures Session 7: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 3: Psychophysical Tests  Session 8: Alcohol as a Drug 
Session 4: Eye Examinations  Session 9: Preparing for the DRE School 
Session 5: Alcohol Workshop  Session 10: Conclusion of the Preliminary Training

Final 7 Day School

Session 1: Introduction and Overview/Glossary of Terms Session 17: Narcotic Analgesics
Session 2: Drugs in Society and in Vehicle Operation  Session 18: Practice: Test Administration 
Session 3: Development and Efficiency of the DEC Program  Mid-Course Review

Session 4: Overview of the Drug Recognition Expert Procedures 

Session 19: Inhalants 
Session 5: Eye Examinations  Session 20: Practice: Vital Signs Examinations  
Session 6: Physiology and Drugs: An Overview Session 21: Cannabis 
Session 7: Examination of Vital Signs Session 22: Overview of Signs and Symptoms 
Session 8: Demonstrations of the Evaluation Sequence Session 23: Curriculum Vitae Preparation and Maintenance 
Session 9: Central Nervous System Depressants  Session 24: Drug Combinations 
Session 10: Central Nervous System Stimulants  Session 25: Practice: Test Interpretation
Session 11: Practice: Eye Examinations Session 26: Preparing the Narrative Report
Session 12: Alcohol Workshop Session 27: Practice: Test Administration 
Session 13: Physician's Desk Reference and Other Reference Sources  Session 28: Case Preparation and Testimony
Session 14: Hallucinogens  Session 29: Classifying a Subject (Role Play)
Session 15: Practice: Test Administration  Session 30: Transition to Certification Phase 
Session 16: Dissociative Anesthetics  Final Review  

Review of the DRE School