Principles of Detoxification: Withdrawal Management: SELF-PACED ONLINE

Fri Jan 01, 2021 - Fri Dec 31, 2021

Presenter: Erin Kinard, MS, NCC, LCADC

There are 4 modules in this series. This course is designed to inform participants about the basic principles of caring for persons who suffer from withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs.

  • Module 1 will explore the guiding principles of withdrawal management as well as 42 C.F.R. & HIPAA. 
  • Module 2 will explore the goals of withdrawal management and the six dimensions of the levels of care.
  • Module 3 will explore drug classifications and withdrawal symptoms for each substance, special populations, vital signs and certified detoxification technicians requirements. 
  • Module 4 requires you to be trained by a registered nurse on how to take a patient's vital signs using the blood pressure cuff to determine the client's blood pressure, how to take a patient's temperature, and how to take a patient's pulse and respiratory rate.

When the hands-on the training is complete, please complete the Vital Authorization form (attached to this training) and return it to CASAT by: fax (775-204-9356), mail (1664 N. Virginia Street, Mail Stop279, Reno, NV 89557, Attn: CASAT Training), or email ( The form must include your name and the date of the training, the nurse's credentials and signature, and the signature of a supervisor. When this statement is received in the CASAT office, and all of the other modules 1-3 have been completed, you will receive a certificate of completion for Principles of Detoxification modules 1-4.

Continuing Education Hours: 6 CEUs


Date 01-01-2021 MDT
End Date 12-31-2021 MDT
Registration Start Date 05-27-2021
Event Time Zone MDT
Cut off date 12-31-2021
Individual Price $60.00