Coroner/Medical Examiner Training
The following courses are designed for Washington State coroners, medical examiners, and medicolegal investigative personnel. The goal of these courses is to provide foundational skills and tools in core topics as well as continuing education in advanced topics. These courses will help establish standards in coroner’s and medical examiner’s offices and provide opportunities for personnel to continuing improving their knowledge and skills in medicolegal forensic investigation. Lecturers will be subject matter experts who are active and in good standing in the field.
The Advanced Medicolegal Forensic Investigation training course is designed for coroners, medical examiners, and medicolegal investigative personnel and is intended to provide continuing education. Topics will vary and will focus on advanced death investigative concepts, new trends, and best practices. This course may be used to maintain Washington State Certification.
|Free for mandated personnel. $300 for non-mandated attendees.
The Core Medicolegal Forensic Investigation training course is designed for coroners, medical examiners, and medicolegal investigative personnel and is intended to provide a solid foundation of medicolegal topics. This course will teach and establish standards of practice for personnel in Washington State. During this training, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of topics such as medicolegal death investigation systems, death scene investigation, and identification procedures. Participants in this course will be able to understand how to apply the skills they’ve learned to their day-to-day practice and improve the services they provide to their agencies and counties.The completion of this 40-hour course will result in certification required per RCW 43.101.480.
|Free for mandated personnel. $550 for non-mandated attendees.