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Forensic Toxicology I

  • VME 6613 Forensic Toxicology I

    Credits: 3


    This course is structured to provide the basic concepts of analytical chemistry as it applies to drug and body fluid analyses. The course is composed of seven modules. Each module will be supplemented with figures, animations, links to appropriate websites, and self-test questions. A series of case studies will be used to reinforce concepts and to combine individual topics covered in each module.


    Please review our recommended course order.


    Module Topic
    Module 1 Sample Preparation and Presumptive Tests
    Module 2 Sample Extraction and Thin Layer Chromatography
    Module 3 Immunoassays
    Module 4 Spectrophotometry in Forensic Chemistry
    Module 5 Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
    Module 6 Method Development and Quality Control
    Module 7 Forensic Identification of Drugs

    Recommended Materials

    Principles of Forensic Toxicology, 5th Edition
    Author: Barry Levine
    Publisher: Springer International Publishing (2020)
    ISBN: 978-3-030-42917-1

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