Forensic Pathology 101: All You Ever Wanted To Know But Were Afraid to Ask

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Brian Hunter, MD, Genesee County Medical Examiner, Flint MI created for the NSH Laboratory Webinar Series

This lecture will provide an overview of the duties of the Forensic Pathologist and the Medical Examiner. It will use case examples to illustrate the complexities of these disciplines and it will help viewers to discern fact versus fiction when watching modern day detective mysteries.

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Continuing Education Credits

NSH Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification): 1 hour(s)
Course number WEB0916

Objectives

  • What is Forensic Pathology; The function of the forensic pathologist in the certification of cause and manner of death
  • What is a Medical Examiner; What constitutes a medical examiner’s case and what happens when a case is reported
  • Who is the medical examiner investigator; What is their role in the death scene investigation

Additional Information

Course Description:  This lecture will provide an overview of the duties of the Forensic Pathologist and the Medical Examiner. It will use case examples to illustrate the complexities of these disciplines and it will help viewers to discern fact versus fiction when watching modern day detective mysteries.
Presenter Bio: Dr. Hunter is the Medical Examiner for Genesse County. Prior to his current position, he was a Forensic pathologist, Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1994.
Additional Information: This webinar was presented in September 2016 as part of the annual NSH Laboratory Webinar Series. 

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