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2020 - Advanced Medicolegal Forensic Lecture Series

ELIGIBILITY:

This program provides advanced training for Medicolegal Death Investigators, Coroners, Medical Examiners, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Paramedics/EMT, Physicians, Nurses, Attorneys, Forensic Scientists, Funeral Directors, and Embalmers. If you have any questions about whether you qualify, please contact Joseph Stopak before registering. Limited to 50 students.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This unique 5-day lecture series provides advanced knowledge in forensics, death investigations, and crime scene investigations, while allowing the opportunity to network with professionals from various agencies. Participants are exposed to multiple forensic disciplines and resources available to elevate their professional skills.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE*:

Monday

Introduction
Crime Scene Management
Fatal Fire Investigations
Fatal Fire - Case Review

Tuesday

Identification through DNA
Unidentified and Missing Persons (NAMUS)
Cyber Crimes
Forensic Toxicology

Wednesday

Heroin Crisis/Recovery Community
Project D.A.W.N.
Drug Identification and the Prosecution
Robby's Voice
Operation Street Smart

Thursday

Testimony as Expert Witness
MVA Reconstruction
Human Trafficking
Use of Deadly Force & In-Custody Deaths

Friday

Trace Evidence
Documentations and Evidence Collection
Virtual Case Study (Imperial Avenue)
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Fred B. Jordan, Retired Oklahoma Chief Medical Examiner
1995 Oklahoma City Bombing
Wrap Up

* course schedule subject to change

REGISTRATION:

Register Online for June 8-12, 2020

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDITS:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint provider ship of Case Western University School of Medicine and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ABMDI accepts continuing education that is approved by the AMA, ANA, ABA, POST, and post-secondary institutions recognized by national educational accrediting agencies.

CLE credits are available and pre-approved by the Ohio Supreme Court and sponsored by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

FEE:

The fee for this five- day course is $500. Fee includes refreshments, lunches, course materials, and Continuing Education Credits.

PAYING BY PURCHASE ORDER:

If you need to pay by purchase order, please contact Christopher Harris for details. Purchase order registrants must be manually registered for the course by CCMEO.

REFUND POLICY:

All requests for refunds must be made in writing and received three weeks before the course (by Monday, May 20, 2019). The registration fee minus a $50 processing fee will be refunded after the course.

LOCATION:

The program is held at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office
11001 Cedar Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
*FREE parking on-site

LODGING:

No group rate is available; however, two nearby hotels provide shuttle service. Ask for the Government Employee Rate.

  1. Courtyard ® by Marriott ® Cleveland University Circle (216.791.5678) http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/clece-courtyard-cleveland-university-circle/
  2. The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland – a DoubleTree by Hilton (216.455.1260) http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/ohio/the-tudor-arms-hotel-cleveland-a-doubletree-by-hilton-CLEUCDT/index.html
  3. InterContinental Cleveland (877.707.8999) https://bit.ly/2GyhL5A
  4. Holiday Inn Cleveland Clinic (877.707.8999) https://bit.ly/2yjsCf5