Recognition of Post-Mortem Changes
This intensive two-day course will introduce delegates to concepts surrounding death and decomposition. It will familiarise delegates with the stages of decomposition, and the characteristics and indicators of each stage, and will introduce a range of techniques for estimation of post-mortem interval (PMI). It will give delegates practical experience of calculating PMI in a range of forensic cases and scenarios. Delegates will gain an appreciation of the factors that influence decomposition and the considerations and limitations to accurate post-mortem interval estimation.