Field Impairment Testing for Custody Nurses 


A short course designed to benefit the custody nurse in the correct administration of the Field Impairment Test, when undertaking a Section 7(3) (c) examination to determine a condition present.

Course aim

To provide the custody nurse with the skills and knowledge to adequately assess drug intoxication by the use of the Field Impairment Test and to successfully provide police officers with a comprehensive identification of an individual who may have a condition due to some drug,

Objectives: –

At the end of the session the student will be better able to: –
1. Describe and correctly administer the field impairment tests
2. Provide a correct inference on the results of the test through full and accurate contemporaneous records
3. Generalise on the relevant legislation and practices

Duration and delegate numbers

Duration – 2 Days (Runs with the Drug Recognition training for custody nurses course)
Delegates – Minimum 8 – Maximum 15

£175 + VAT per delegate
Multiple courses and multiple delegates cost on application

Target Delegates:

  • Custody Nurses
  • Other appropriate custody staff

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