Course will only run if COVID-19 Pandemic situation permits.
In the event of a cancellation full refunds will be issued.
This intensive short course will inform and educate all delegates on postmortem general x-ray and CT radiographic techniques in both adults and infants. This includes an appreciation of how the mortuary operates and applications of postmortem imaging in medico-legal death investigation. The course is designed for radiographers and forensic technical officers with an interest in this field, who would like to develop postmortem radiographic skills.
Prior to the course, preliminary material will be provided including a refresher tutorial on fundamental radiation physics and safety.
At the end of the course participants will have:
Insights into the challenges faced when working with the deceased
An awareness of radiation safety measures in a mortuary environment
An understanding of postmortem general radiographic techniques
An appreciation of postmortem CT (PMCT) techniques
An understanding of the roles of forensic radiography and radiology
An overview of the PMCT angiographic process
An awareness of dissection techniques for PMCT angiography
The ability to identify commonly seen artefacts on PMCT images
Participated in a mortuary walk through
This course is eligible for 28 Scientific hours / Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.
Saturday 19th March 2022.
This includes pre-course online material, a course manual, morning and afternoon tea, lunch and certificate of
Registration on this short courses requires full fee payment, this course is not eligible for fee HELP or CSP.
The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine
65 Kavanagh Street
Registrations will be limited to 16 and will close as soon as we have 16 registrations
There is no on-site parking available.