Dr. Peterson will discuss various topics in Forensic Pathology, including brief history, decompositional changes, types of injuries, toxicology, etc. She will discuss standards for autopsies as outlined by the National Association of Medical Examiners. In depth lectures on topics such as wound ballistics will also be presented. Dr. Peterson will also present on tips for expert witness testimony.
- Understand the different decompositional changes that occur after death
- Have a basic knowledge of various types of injuries, including gunshot wounds, blunt force trauma, and sharp force injury
- Know the “tricks of the trade” for expert witness testimony