NFSTC’s Introduction to Forensic Biology helps you understand what really happens inside a forensic laboratory. This 2.5 hour course covers administrative and scientific concepts and safe laboratory practices. Forensic scientists are responsible for more than analysis of evidence; they are also accountable for accurate record keeping, chain of custody documentation, stringent quality control and data management.
An overview of techniques used to characterize body fluids and other biological materials is included. It’s self-paced and uses interactive design including videos to demonstrate testing methods and processes, and self-check questions to test understanding of material.
- Ask an Expert (get your questions answered by an experienced forensic biologist)
- Instructional videos
- Printable job aids
- Pre- and post-assessments to measure your progress
This course can be taken at your own pace and students will have access for 60 days after purchase. A certificate of completion will be issued to students successfully completing the course (Score of 75% or greater).
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Users will need a computer with Internet access. Modules may also contain:
- Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint documents
- Adobe PDF documents
- Video or animations (Adobe Flash player)
NOTE: Tablets and mobile devices may not allow course content to function fully.
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