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Forensic Approaches to Blunt Force and Firearm Injuries

Forensic Approaches to Blunt Force and Firearm Injuries

Course Number: BMSC X465.1

2 units

This course examines injuries incurred from vehicular trauma, stabbings and firearms and other assaults. Emphasis is on recognition and preservation of vital forensic evidence from the victim and within the hospital or emergency department. The principles of injury mechanics and ballistics are illustrated with laboratory findings and case studies of victims. Common omissions and errors in injury assessment and death investigation are discussed.

Available Sections

Starting Oct 2

182CHF002

Starting Oct 2
182CHF002

Course Fees

$395 Early Bird Discount ends on Sep 26
$445 after Sep 26

Instructor

Thomas Collins [ bio ]

close [x] TThomas M. Collins, M.A., RN, Clinical Nurse III, Cardiac Electrophysiology, UCSD Health System, San Diego, has worked in a crime lab and assisted in collecting evidence at over 30 homicide and major crime scenes. He has documented and collected evidence from the body during autopsy, and also has significant experience in forensic anthropology techniques, including burial recovery and obtaining bone specimens from human remains too decomposed for identification through routine methods.

Schedule:

Begins:
Oct 2 - Oct 29, 2018

Location:

Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine & Pathology"
Charles Catanese
ISBN: 9781466585911

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 182CHF002

Dates: Oct 2 - Oct 29, 2018

Instructor: Thomas Collins

Textbook: Mandatory
"Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine & Pathology"
Charles Catanese
ISBN: 9781466585911

Location: Online Course

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