About the Course

This course examines the basic principles and techniques of forensic sciences. Topics include the roles and responsibility of collection and preservation of evidence at crime scenes and in the emergency department. The steps involved, and medical ethics issues inherent in, the medico-legal investigation of injury and death, beginning at the crime scene and extending through judicial proceedings, are detailed using an extensive collection of slides and case presentations. This course is designed for health care providers, law enforcement and emergency services personnel and others with interests in forensic sciences.

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