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Virtual Medicolegal Death Investigation Basic Training Course

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In light of the current public health crisis, our unique 3-day course has been adapted for online learning. These live presentations will cover the fundamental topics of forensic pathology, examination, photographing and documentation of death scenes; evidence recognition, preservation, and collection; and decedent identification. Through live stream lectures participants will be able to interact with our presenters.

ELIGIBILITY:

This program provides basic 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 the Education Committee before registering. Limited to 50 participants.




PROGRAM SCHEDULE*:

Monday
Introduction to the Medical Examiner’s Office
Death Reporting & Death Certification
Postmortem Changes and Forensic Identification
Natural Disease
Fingerprinting for Forensic Identification
Blunt and Sharp Force Trauma
Asphyxia
Environmental Injuries
Postmortem Artifacts
Gunshot and Shotgun wounds

Tuesday
Head Trauma/Neuropathology
Intoxication
In-Custody Deaths
Water-Related Deaths
SUIDI Introduction
Sudden Unexpected
Infant Death Investigations Infant and Child Deaths
Child Fatality Case Review with Demonstration

Wednesday
Medicolegal Death Investigations/Field Guide
Investigation of Specific Scene Types
Minimum Standards for Photography
Scene Demonstration Using Body Camera
Report Writing

*Subject to Change

REGISTRATION:


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 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CLE credits are available and pre-approved for 18.25 credits by the Ohio Supreme Court and sponsored by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

FEE:

The fee for this 3-day course is $200, 1-day is $100, and each lecture hour is $40.

PAYING BY PURCHASE ORDER:

If you need to pay by purchase order, please contact the Education Committee (meeducationcommittee@cuyahogacounty.us) 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. The registration fee minus a $50 processing fee will be refunded after the course.

LOCATION:

Home, work, or wherever you feel most comfortable. Headphones are suggested to prevent distraction.