Medical Forensics

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Brandee Fullwood              

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Course Description

Medical Forensics

Do you enjoy the challenge of solving a mystery? Explore a career in medical forensics.Employment of forensic science technicians is expected to grow by 19 percent from 2010 to 2020. Competition for jobs will be strong because of substantial interest in forensic science. Get ahead and establish a strong foundation for college programs.

This semester course is designed to create an awareness of the branch of health science relating to medical forensics. This course focuses on introductory skills and assessment in order to develop the ability to identify, analyze, and process logically using deductive reasoning and problem solving. Medical forensics involves many aspects of health science instruction including laboratory skills and safety, microscopy, toxicology, measurement, physical evidence identification, pathology, anthropology, entomology, psychology, photography and career exploration. Participation in the HOSA youth organization will be an integral part of this course.