Forensic Short Courses 2015

February 12th 2015

The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, in partnership with the Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University, are offering two forensic short courses in 2015.

Please click on a course title below to learn more about the course and how you can apply.

Forensic Dentistry Short Course: Disaster Victim Identification, 29 October Р1 November 2015

teeth xrayThis intensive short course is designed for dentists who are interested in learning about the role of dentistry in Disaster Victim Identification (DVI), including permanent and Reserve members of the Australian Defence Force. The course covers DVI, including Interpol protocols, mortuary protocols, how we work with other forensic specialists, medico-legal report writing and appearing as an expert witness.
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Forensic Radiology Short Course: Postmortem CT Interpretation, 5 – 7 August 2015

CT scanThis intensive short course is designed and structured for forensic pathologists and registrars in training but is open to radiologists and radiology registrars with an established interest in forensic imaging. It will consist of didactic lectures on the principles and practice of postmortem CT and the application of CT techniques to forensic pathology. There will be interactive sessions on the use of CT in triaging forensic cases as applied to the preliminary examination at VIFM and interesting radiological/pathological (radpath) correlations.
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