Introduction to Forensic Medicine

A life from death

This short course is introduction to Forensic Medicine. This course is based on college level course, aimed all interested  students who study or work in related field or just interested students. I will explain the scientific aspects and principles of Forensic Medicine in a scientific way, a way from media misconceptions about forensics.

What you’ll learn

  • Define forensic medicine and pathology.
  • Describe scope of practice and roles of forensic pathologist in death investigations.
  • Describe types of forensic doctors and practice’s system worldwide.
  • Differentiate between forensic medicine and forensic sciences.
  • Describe medical and scientific principles related to forensics.
  • Describe the tasks and roles of forensic pathologist.
  • Illustrate importance of death certificate.
  • Recognize misconceptions in forensics.
  • Define autopsy and the purpose of autopsy.
  • Describe type of cases are seen by forensic doctor.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 4 lectures • 41min.
  • Roles of Forensic Pathologist –> 5 lectures • 1hr 16min.
  • Summary and conclusion –> 1 lecture • 4min.

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Requirements

  • No previous knowledge is required..
  • Technical requirement; Internet, headphones and PDF reader..

This short course is introduction to Forensic Medicine. This course is based on college level course, aimed all interested  students who study or work in related field or just interested students. I will explain the scientific aspects and principles of Forensic Medicine in a scientific way, a way from media misconceptions about forensics.