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FSCT 7830 - Wound and Blunt Force Trauma Assessment, Documentation and Evaluation

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

The term Living-Forensics refers to that part of forensic science that applies to the living patient in the resolution of legal issues. This concept is relatively new in Canada. This course is designed to provide the medical, scientific and forensic principles relevant to the forensic health care of living patients. The course will focus on assessment, documentation and evaluation of blunt and sharp injuries, gunshot wounds, thermal injuries, vehicular/pedestrian injuries, homicide and suicide events, occupation related injuries, mass disasters, biohazardous and bioterriorism events.

Prerequisite(s)

Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Outline the categories of living forensic patient case identifications.
  • Assess blunt and sharp injuries including subcategories of each.
  • Assess the mechanisms of injuries related to blunt and sharp injuries.
  • Outline the principles of forensic assessment of the living patient.
  • Plan the forensic investigative procedures for forensic evidence collection in the living patient.
  • Outline the principles of forensic documentation of wounds and injuries.

Effective as of Fall 2005

Related Programs

FSCT 7830 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Science Technology (Forensic Health Sciences Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate

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