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Diploma in Forensic Human Identification Course

On 27th of June – 1st July 2011 the Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences will host the Forensic Human Identification Course. In addition an on-line version of the course will also be offered over a period of four weeks following completion of classroom teaching. The course aims to provide a broad knowledge of different aspects of human identification and is linked to the Diploma in Forensic Human Identification offered by the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians. Topics covered will include: Legal and human rights issues in identification; identification of the body at different stages of decay; victim Identification from crime scene investigation; forensic odontology; forensic osteology; investigation of clandestine graves; craniofacial identification; DNA analysis including the human genome/molecular biology techniques and tool used in human identification; identification from prints; emergency planning and victim identification in mass disasters, psychological profiling, voice recognition. Who should attend? The course will be of value to forensic practitioners from many different disciplines including police officers, lawyers, scientists, doctors and dentists and others with a professional interest in this area. The course which will also be eligible for 25 CPD points and a certificate of attendance will be awarded to attendees on completion of the course. The course registration fee for attendees is £750.00 and also includes a social event with dinner. The fee for On-line students is £680. For further details please contact: Mr Adam Konstanciak Telephone: +44(0)20 7882 3401 Email: info@afms.org.uk Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences