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Death Investigation Basics

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IAFN is hosting a webinar July 28th from 2-3pm ET on Death Investigation: The Basics. Bobbie Jo O’Neal, RN, BSN, F-ABMDI, the Deputy Coroner with the Charleston County North Carolina Coroner’s office will be the featured presenter. She will cover coroner versus medical examiner systems, organizations whose influence can impact death investigations, the role of and skills used by a death investigator and suggestions for those interested in entering the field of death investigation. Members can register for $20 (non-members pay $30).

Webinar Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the differences between death investigation systems.

2. Identify organizations which impact the specialty of death investigation.

3. Identify required skills for death investigators.

4. Identify ways to network in the community in order to enter the specialty of death investigation.

I’m going out on a limb and assuming CEs for nursing. I’ll get back to you on whether that is in fact true, and if there are also CMEs for our physician colleagues.

UPDATE: You can access a webcast version here.

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Written by Jenifer

June 4, 2009 at 7:41 am

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