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Advanced Medicolegal Forensic Series 2017 (June 12-16)

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Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:30 AM - Friday, June 16, 2017 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

Advanced Medicolegal Forensic Series 2017 (June 12-16)

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General Admission 30 Tickets Jun 10, 2017 $450.00 $25.74

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TARGET AUDIENCE:

This program provides advanced training for Medicolegal Death Investigators, Coroners, Medical Examiners, Detectives, Crime Scene Investigators, Emergency Medical Service providers, and Firefighters.

 

ELIGIBILITY:

Law enforcement, physicians, nurses, emergency medical personnel, attorneys, forensic scientists and others working in a medical related field. If you have any questions about whether you qualify, please contact Christopher Harris (cbharris@cuyahogacounty.us) before registering.


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This unique 5-day course covers specialized topics in medicolegal death investigation including death scene management, fire fatalities, electrocution deaths, forensic identification through odontology and DNA, heroin and opiate fatalities, motor vehicle accident reconstruction, investigation of use of deadly force/in-custody deaths, forensic photography, recognition, preservation, collection and documentation of trace evidence and effective court testimony.   

Click here to download our brochure.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

After attending this course, participants will...  

  1. Understand basic concepts used to approach, preserve and document a death scene
  2. Recognize pertinent information required in fire and electrocution fatalities
  3. List two to three different methods of scientific identification of incomplete human remains
  4. Describe trends in regional statistics on opiate deaths 
  5. Understand the DAWN project and emergency room presentation of overdose deaths 
  6. Describe the role of the Prosecutor’s Office and the Ohio High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas investigators in opiate overdose cases 
  7. List the investigative information that is important to the determination of cause and manner of death in cases of use of deadly force or in-custody deaths
  8. Describe resources available to the family members effected by overdose deaths
  9. Understand the toxicology laboratory perspective on testing and trends in the opiate crisis 
  10. Formulate a proper methodology for photographing a decedent and a death scene and identify probable causes of substandard images. 
  11. List essential components of effective court testimony from the Medicolegal Death Scene Investigators 
  12. Understand the process and utility of motor vehicle accident reconstructions as they apply to determining cause and manner of death.
  13. Recognize elements of trace evidence description, documentation and collection critical to determination of cause and manner of death


CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDITS:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Case Western University School of Medicine and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of (TBA) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ABMDI accepts continuing education that is approved by the AMA, ANA, ABA, POST, and post-secondary institutions recognized by national educational accrediting agencies.

 

FEE:

The fee for this five day course is $450. The fee for participants who have already completed the basic three day program is $400. Fee includes refreshments, lunches, course materials, and Continuing Education Credits. If you have already completed the basic three-day program, please contact Christopher Harris (cbharris@cuyahogacounty.us) prior to purchasing your Advanced Medicolegal Forensic Series Ticket. 


PAYING BY PURCHASE ORDER:

If you need to pay by purchase order, please contact Christopher Harris (cbharris@cuyahogacounty.us) for details. Purchase order registrants have to be manually registered for the course by CCMEO.


REFUND POLICY:

All requests for refunds must be made in writing and received three weeks before the course (by Monday, May 20, 2017).  The registration fee minus a $50 processing fee will be refunded after the course.  


LOCATION:

The program is held at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office

11001 Cedar Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio 44106

*FREE parking on-site


LODGING:

No group rate is available; however, two nearby hotels provide shuttle service.  Ask for the Government Employee Rate. 

  1.      Courtyard ® by Marriott ® Cleveland University Circle (216.791.5678)

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/clece-courtyard-cleveland-university-circle/

  1.       The Tudor Arms Hotel Cleveland – a DoubleTree by Hilton (216.455.1260)

http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/ohio/the-tudor-arms-hotel-cleveland-a-doubletree-by-hilton-CLEUCDT/index.html

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE*:

 

Sunday, June 11, 2017 ***OPTIONAL*** MEET & GREET***

18:00 - 20:00

Meet & Greet

Hotel Location TBD

 

 

Monday, June 12, 2017

07:30 - 08:00

Registration / Sign In

 

08:00 - 08:30

Introduction

TBD

08:30 - 10:30

Crime Scene Management

Agent Chris Garnett, Erin Dulaney, Mike Wisniewski

10:30 - 12:00

Fatal Fire - Case Review

Ken Papesh, Dave Sirl, Jeff Koehn

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

 

13:00 - 14:00

Fatal Fire - Case Review (cont.)

Ken Papesh, Dave Sirl, Jeff Koehn

14:00 - 16:00

Electrocutions

Ralph Dolence


Tuesday, June 13, 2017

07:30 - 08:00

Sign In

 

08:00 - 10:00

Odontology

Dr. Kent Casserta

10:00 - 12:00

DNA

Hristina Lekova, Anjanette Fischer

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch


13:00 - 15:00

Human Bones

Dr. Linda Spurlock 

15:00 - 16:00

Case Review / Questions



Wednesday, June 14, 2017

07:30 - 08:00

Sign In

 

08:00 - 09:00

Heroin Crisis

Aaron Marks

09:00 - 10:00

Project D.A.W.N.

Emily Metz

10:00 - 11:00

Heroin Deaths in the ER

Dr. Joan Papp

11:00 - 12:00

Drug Identification and the Prosecutor's Role

Scott Moran, Pat Lavelle

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch


13:00 - 14:00

Robby's Voice


14:00 - 15:00

Toxicology

Dr. Harold Schuler

15:00 - 16:00

Case Review / Questions


 

Thursday, June 15, 2017 

07:30 - 08:00

Sign In

 

08:00 - 10:00

Advanced Photography

Kate Snyder, Jason Bielinski

10:00 - 12:00

Testimony

Paul Soucie, Jen Wilson

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch


13:00 - 15:00

MVA Reconstruction

Detective Molten

15:00 - 16:00

Use of Deadly Force & In-Custody Deaths

Detective John Morgan


Friday, June 16, 2017 

07:30 - 08:00

Sign In

 

08:00 - 11:00

Trace Evidence

Curt Jones

11:00 - 12:00

Wrap Up


 

*course schedule subject to change

Have questions about Advanced Medicolegal Forensic Series 2017 (June 12-16)? Contact CCMEO

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Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office
11001 Cedar Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:30 AM - Friday, June 16, 2017 at 12:00 PM (EDT)


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