This is a 4-credit course.
This course gives knowledge and understanding of all relevant medical concepts, techniques and methods in order that the candidate has sufficient competence to interpret human diseases, conditions and behavior in a forensic setting. Students will gain an understanding of the organizational structures involved in the practice of forensic medicine both locally and internationally and an awareness of how forensic medicine relates to the wider context of society and contributes towards improving that society.
This is a University of Edinburgh course, taught by University of Edinburgh faculty and instructors as part of a collaborative venture between the University of Florida and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Please review our recommended course order.
|Module 1||Introduction to Pathology|
|Module 2||Pathology II|
|Module 3||Mass Disasters|
|Module 4||Physical Abuse of Children|
|Module 5||Child Sexual Abuse|
|Module 6||Sexual Offences in Adults|
|Module 7||Sudden Infant Death|
|Module 8||Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology|
|Module 9||Forensic Odontology|
|Module 10||Forensic Psychology|
|Module 11||Forensic Psychiatry|
|Module 13||Drugs and Drug-related Deaths|
|Module 14||Forensic Service|
There are no required texts for this course. Students are expected to access and read web-based resources. A document covering the main aspects of anatomy and physiology is provided for background reading (as a pdf file). Please note that this document is not intended to be a substitute for an anatomy or physiology textbook.
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