Principles of Detoxification: Withdrawal Management: SELF-PACED ONLINE

3 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2025
Please read the course description and requirements carefully before moving forward.

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 Stop 279, 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, your certificate will be awarded and can be found in your CASAT Learning MyDashboard.

Continuing Education Hours: 6 CEUs


Date Sun, Jan 3 12:00 am GMT-7 (America/Boise)
End Date Wed, Dec 31 12:00 am GMT-7 (America/Boise)
Registration Start Date Thu, May 27 12:00 am GMT-6 (America/Boise)
Event Time Zone MDT
Cut Off Date Wed, Dec 31 12:00 am GMT-7 (America/Boise)
Individual Price $120.00
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