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FY09 Medical Examiner/Coroner Death Investigation Training

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $580,292)

The purpose of this proposal is to develop and deliver an online medicolegal death investigation training materials utilizing content from the pilot training program, Forensic Science for Forensic Pathology Fellows. This program was developed with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance that the NFSTC delivered in 2008. This online course will be available to approximately 200 medical examiners/ coroners; created and delivered with a hands-on, three day capstone course that will be offered four times on-site at NFSTC to 25 students each session (100 students total); and provide over 8,000 hours of training in the areas of the forensic science discipline to medical examiners and coroners.


Date Created: September 20, 2009