Seats still available for Medicolegal Death Investigation Training Program

In partnership with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), NFSTC is pleased to announce that the Medicolegal Death Investigation Training Program is being provided at no-cost to eligible coroners and medicolegal death investigators. 

The program is currently underway. There are a limited number of online coursework seats available to qualified applicants.  Applications will be accepted until the total number of available online seats are filled.

This training program is designed to provide coroners/medicolegal death investigators with general knowledge of the scope and application of the forensic sciences within the criminal justice system, including crime scene processing and photography, latent fingerprint processing, controlled substances analysis, toxicology, forensic anthropology, forensic entomology, forensic odontology, firearm and tool mark collection and preservation, trace evidence analysis, fire debris analysis, explosives and explosive device identification, and forensic biology (serology/DNA).

This training program will be presented to a limited audience in two separate, but related sessions:

Online Coursework – Ongoing through May 31, 2011

Forensic Sciences:  An Overview for Medicolegal Death Investigators via the NFSTC Online Learning System (NOLS).

—Approved for 16 hours of ABMDI continuing education credit

Onsite Capstone Session – March 22-24, 2011

Forensic Sciences:  Applications in Medicolegal Death Investigations. an instructor- led practical activities conducted onsite at the NFSTC facility in Largo, FL.

 —Approved for 16 hours of ABMDI continuing education credit

To Apply:
Apply online at www.nfstc.org/meetings using registration invitation code: limited (case sensitive).

Applicants for the training may also be interested in applying for consideration to attend the March 2011 onsite capstone session.  For consideration to attend the capstone, trainees must meet eligibility requirements.

For more information, please see the full training announcement:

  Medicolegal Death Investigation Training Announcement

This training is provided under NIJ ooperative Agreement Award (#2009-DN-BX-K197).