Available On Demand

Forensic Toxicology for Drug and Alcohol Cases by Christopher S. Spaeth, Ph.D.

75 minute


Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. invites you to join Christopher S. Spaeth, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, for a free, one-hour continuing education webinar, “Forensic Toxicology for Drug and Alcohol Cases,” on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 11 am ET/ 10 am CT/ 9 am MT/ 8 am PT. Please join us after the presentation concludes for a live QandA session!

Course Description: Forensic Toxicology for Drug and Alcohol Cases is a one-hour course designed to help participants understand the technical issues surrounding the usefulness and validity of drug and alcohol testing in the determination of the degree of impairment in transportation, industrial, and premises liability accidents.

The information within the course will provide fundamentals of drug and alcohol toxicology and descriptors of degree of impairment. Within the course, actual testing, outcomes, and case studies will be examined. The presentation format includes PowerPoint instruction videos as visual stimuli for the procedures of testing and analyzing outcome data.

United States-based participants have the opportunity to earn CE credit in the following states:

CE Course Numbers: AL (28028), CA (376231), DE (6000038500), FL (106504), GA (56113), IN (41023), LA (28992), MS (23642), NC (209701), NH  (484337), OK (6000040005), TX (128366), UT (37303), WY (34032)

CLE Course Numbers: CO (815884), FL (2102682N), GA (

), OR (91198)
pending approval

*This course has been approved by the Florida Department of Financial Services for insurance continuing education credit. By registering for this webinar, you are confirming the information you provided is legitimate, and understand that a violation may result in an administrative sanction based on paragraph 626.611(1)(g), F.S. resulting in the loss of course credit.

For CE/CLE credit, you must log in individually, respond to random poll questions during the webinar, and provide your license/NPN number(s) while registering to ensure proof of participation. Participant’s log in/out time is automatically recorded by ON24; participation for a minimum of 50 minutes is required to be eligible for credit.

*This webinar is copyrighted by Rimkus for the private and confidential use of its employees and clients only. Any other use of this webinar, materials or any pictures, descriptions, or accounts of it without Rimkus’ expressed permission is prohibited.

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If you have any questions, please contact us at CE@Rimkus.com .


Christopher S. Spaeth, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

Dr. Christopher Spaeth is a Rimkus Senior Consultant with more than 17 years of experience in toxicology, neuroscience, genetics, and molecular biology. He specializes in neuro-toxicology cases, specifically those involving the psychomotor impairments of both prescription and recreational drugs, including alcohol, cocaine, THC, opiates, methamphetamines, anti-depressants, and anti-anxiety drugs. Dr. Spaeth describes the molecular mechanism of drug action that correlates to possible impairments when performing complex activities, especially driving. He has extensive experience in cases involving the interaction of multiple drugs, as well as dram shop cases. He manages projects involving exposure to chemicals and specializes in toxicology for consumer products, hazard, dose, exposure and risk assessments, and molecular and genetic mechanisms of toxicological endpoints. He holds a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.Sc. in comprehensive science from Villanova University.

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