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Autopsy: Medicolegal Death Investigation
From Tuesday, February 21 2017
To Tuesday, March 14 2017
Every day

 Sponsor: University of California, Riverside Extension Center

Description: This course examines the procedures and protocols of the medical examiner or coroner's office as they relate to the medical and legal issues involved in the investigation of the unnatural death. Topics include the examination and evaluation of evidence; time of death and post-mortem body changes; death by firearm injury, fire, electrocution and explosions, blunt force, knife wounds, and motor vehicle and airplane crashes; asphyxial deaths including suffocation and strangulation; and child deaths including SIDS, blunt force trauma, neglect and suffocation. The role of toxicology in death investigations is also discussed. Designed for law enforcement, public safety, legal and medical professionals.

Location: 1200 University Ave, Riverside Ext, Riverside CA 92507
Contact: Jennifer Campbell This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it https://www.extension.ucr.edu/course/718244/SOCX41771/AutopsyMedicoleg

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