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Blood Distribution and Spatter

  • PHA 6856 Blood Distribution and Spatter

    Credits: 3


    This course will address the principles of blood spatter creation, and bloodstain interpretation as it pertains to biological evidence and will include processes for the appropriate recording, collection and processing of bloodstains and blood spatter evidence.


    Please review our recommended course order.


    Module Topic
    Module 1 Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
    Module 2 Hemodynamics
    Module 3 Motion and Directionality
    Module 4 Impact Spatter and Altered Bloodstains
    Module 5 Angle of Impact, Point of Convergence and Point of Origin
    Module 6 Documentation and Evaluation of Bloodstain Patterns
    Module 7 Detection of Blood
    Module 8 Note Taking and Courtroom Testimony

    Required Materials

    Principles of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Theory and Practice
    (Practical Aspects of Criminal & Forensic Investigations) May 26, 2005
    by Stuart H. James (Author), Paul E. Kish (Author), T. Paulette Sutton (Author)
    ISBN-13: 978-0849320149
    ISBN-10: 0849320143 Edition: 3rd

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