Module 5 - Forensic Testing-Evidence Evaluation

This module will provide an overview of forensic testing-evidence evaluation.

Estimated time to complete Module 5: 60 minutes.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to describe:

  1. Explain the purpose and role of the State Lab in the collection, handling, reporting and storing of forensic evidence and its role in the investigation of sexual assault
  2. Identify the purpose of forensic testing in a sexual assault investigation, and the types of specimens that can be evaluated by forensic techniques at the State Laboratory. 
  3. Describe the methods for evidence collection and preservation during the medical exam that are critical to maintaining quality of forensic analyses
  4. Identify the process of comparing forensic evidence with federal genetic databases that are available to Law Enforcement for investigations of crimes
  5. Explain the barriers to the performance of forensic testing and limits of testing
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
02/07/2022
Course expires: 
02/25/2024
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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FACULTY

Susan Duffy, MD, MPH
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair, Academic Faculty Affairs
Department of Emergency Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Fast Track and Nurse Practitioner Programs
Hasbro Children's Hospital | Providence, RI

Erica Hardy, MD, MMSc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Infectious Disease, Care New England
Director, SAFE Clinic (Sexual Assault Follow Up Clinic), Women & Infants Hospital
Providence, RI 

Cara E. Lupino, MS
Supervisor, Forensic Biology/DNA Lab
Rhode Island Department of Health | Providence, RI

The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 hour AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. This credit is accepted by the AANP, AAPA, RI Pharmacy and RI Psychologist re-licensure.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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