The Intensive Breath Alcohol Testing Workshop

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR DUIDLA INTENSIVE BREATH ALCOHOL TESTING WORKSHOP

LEVEL 1 — INTOXILYZER® 9000 & INTOXIMETER® DMT DUAL ANALYTICAL

DATE: AUGUST 18, 2017
FLY: ATLANTA, GA
LOCATION: GEORGIA TECH GLOBAL LEARNING CENTER

84 5th Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30308-1031

Workshop Syllabus: 9AM – 4PM

Introduction to breath testing

Focus on the Intoxilyzer® 9000 & Intoximeter® DMT Dual Analytical* devices

*Alabama is transitioning to this newer technology device. Are you prepared?

  • What scientific principles do you need to understand regarding breath testing?
  • What scientific and procedural foundations are necessary for an accurate and reliable breath test? How can you tell? What should you look for?

Breath testing errors: Machine & human factors

Errors in breath alcohol testing that can affect the results

  • Operator error – What sorts of errors can occur? What should you look for?
  • Operator malfeasance – Is this possible?
  • Standard acts, practices, and conditions: incorporate them into your case

Medical issues that can affect breath tests

Your client’s pre-existing medical issues can affect breath test results:

  • Acid Reflux, GERD & LPRD
  • COPD, lung size and body size
  • Diabetes, Ketoacidosis, wonky diets, and your client
  • Stomach bypass and other Gastrointestinal issues

Occupational considerations and breath testing:

  • Can your client’s occupation affect their breath test results?

Special challenges in breath testing also addressed

Trial strategies

  •  Developing a valid alternative theory of your breath case
  • Refusal cases (DMV vs. TRIAL) and strategies to challenge

OPTIONAL CASE REVIEW – Interact with the experts

Bring your DUI breath cases and consult with Jan & other course facilitators.

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