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FSC642 Forensic Pathology II

Lead Faculty: Dr. Ismail M. Sebetan

Course Description

The scientific techniques used in Medicolegal investigations of regional injuries and death, firearm injuries transportation injuries, physical injuries, trauma and disease, child abuse, sexual assaults, diagnosis of rape, pregnancy, abortion and delivery. Infanticide, asphyxial and drug deaths. Forensic medical evidence and records for the court.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the component of medico-legal investigations and implications of death investigations with respect to the roles and responsibilities of the different forensic disciplines, and demonstrate knowledge of forensic/medico-legal terminology and the scientific techniques used in medico-legal investigations.
  • Describe the characteristics that differentiate the manner of death (homicide, suicide, or accidental).
  • Describe the characteristics that differentiate the manner of death (homicide, suicide, or accidental).