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|FI 380 - Medicolegal Death Investigation|
(3). Prerequisites: FI 330 or FI 340. This course will examine medicolegal systems in the United States contrasting the differences between Medical Examiner and Coroner Systems. Students will be further exposed to the five manners of death and methodologies employed in their classifications. Particular emphasis will be placed upon death causality with an examination of equivocal deaths. Students will engage in analysis of the relationship between the law enforcement and medicolegal communities. Furthermore, participants will spend a substantial portion of time exploring the utility of the measurement of post mortem interval along with the assessment of skeletal remains.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Hybrid (mostly on-campus), Hybrid (mostly online), In-Person Instruction, Online (asynchronous)
Criminal Justice & Forensic In Division
Forensic Investigation Department