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Introductory Course in Clinical Forensic Medicine

Accredited by University of Teesside. The National Policing Improvement Agency in conjunction with The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians offer a one-week joint training course in foundation skills for Doctors and Healthcare Professionals working in Clinical Forensic Medicine. This session will run subject to demand. Who should attend Newly appointed or prospective Forensic Physicians and Forensic nurses. Course content includes: Consent & Confidentiality, Classification of injuries, Drink/ Drugs driving, Fitness to detain/interview, Substance misuse, Mental Health, Deaths in Custody, Sexual offences and examination, Child abuse and safeguarding children, PACE and the Custody Officer. Training content is regularly updated from the Faculty of Forensic Medicine and NPIA. Students will personally experience a court room scenario using Crown Court Advocates from the Crown Prosecution Service. Training is provided by expert Forensic Physicians, NPIA, Forensic Scientist and the Crown Prosecution Service. Contemporary course notes, handouts and reading list will be provided. Cost of course includes accommodation, full board and tuition at the NPIA Forensic Centre, Harperley Hall. It is essential that students attend every part of the course to achieve the accreditation. For further information and to book a place, please email forensiccentre@npia.pnn.police.uk or phone 01388 744046.