Forensic Lecture Series - Advanced

Course Description

This unique 5-day lecture series provides advanced knowledge in forensics, death investigations, and crime scene investigations, while allowing the opportunity to network with professionals from various agencies. Participants are exposed to multiple forensic disciplines and resources available to elevate their professional skills.

**No Hands-on Activities**

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This program provides advanced training for Medicolegal Death Investigators, Coroners, Medical Examiners, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Paramedics/EMT, Physicians, Nurses, Attorneys, Forensic Scientists, Funeral Directors and Embalmers. Limited to 55 students.





The fee for this 5-day course is $550.


Refund Policy

All requests for refunds must be made in writing and received three weeks before the course. The registration fee minus a $50 processing fee will be refunded after the course.



The program is held at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office

11001 Cedar Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

*FREE parking on-site



No group rate is available; however, four nearby hotels provide shuttle service. Ask for the Government Employee Rate.


Continuing Medical Education Credits

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the partnership of MetroHealth Medical Center and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office. MetroHealth Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MetroHealth Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABMDI accepts continuing education that is approved by the AMA, ANA, ABA, POST, and post-secondary institutions recognized by national educational accrediting agencies.

CLE credits are available.


Course Lectures

Crime Scene Management
Fatal Fire
Fatal Fire - Case Review
Electrical Fire Cause and Effect
Identification - DNA
Unidentified Decedents & Missing Persons

Cyber Crimes
Project D.A.W.N.
Robby’s Voice
Opiate Recovery Community
Drug Identification (Scene Investigation)
Drug Chemistry

Human Trafficking
Use of Deadly Force & In-Custody Deaths
Testimony | Medical Examiner as an Expert Witness
MVA Reconstruction
Human vs. Non-Human Bones
Trace Evidence
Imperial Avenue & Virtual Tour

*Course schedule subject to change*