In this workshop attendees will receive a comprehensive review of burn injuries and their investigation. The presenter will illustrate both wet and dry burn pattern injuries and discuss how to determine their causation. Topics covered in this presentation will also include types of burns, accidental vs. intentional injury, evidence collection and crime scene processing, re-creation techniques, interview and interrogation of witnesses and suspects, and trial preparation. The importance of first responders will be discussed along with case examples. Evidence collection and scene investigation are covered throughout the presentation using case studies. A practical exercise with blue dye involving student participants will also be conducted by the presenter. This workshop will only be recorded and available On-Demand from August 9, 2021 until December 17, 2021.
Students in a classroom will determine types and degrees of burns, using photos from case studies, and will relate their findings to the satisfaction of the presenter.
Students in a classroom will understand the importance and priorities involved in reporting suspicious burn injuries to the appropriate authorities and will comply with local guidelines regarding mandatory reporting.
Students in a classroom will understand the necessity and legal responsibilities for reporting suspicious burn injuries, and the potential dangers involved when dealing with infant victims.