VIFM Course: Postmortem Radiography


VIFM Course: Postmortem Radiography

VIFM Course: Postmortem Radiography – 13 November, 8.30am-5.30pm, Southbank Vic

This intensive short course from the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (VIFM) will inform and educate all delegates on postmortem general x-ray and CT radiographic techniques in both adults and infants. This includes an appreciation of how the mortuary operates and applications of postmortem imaging in medico-legal death investigation.
The course is designed for radiographers and forensic technical officers with an interest in this field, who would like to develop postmortem radiographic skills.
Your course convenors are Cathy Vincent – Forensic Radiographer, VIFM and Dr Chris O’Donnell – Consultant Forensic Radiologist, VIFM and Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University.
Prior to the course, preliminary material will be provided, including a refresher tutorial on fundamental radiation physics and safety. Download the flyer here
ASMIRT members receive 20% off the registration price, use the discount code VIFM56030.
This course is accredited with ASMIRT for CPD hours.

Course Objectives
At the end of the course participants will have:

• Insights into the challenges faced when working with the deceased
• An awareness of radiation safety measures in a mortuary environment
• An understanding of postmortem general radiographic techniques
• An appreciation of postmortem CT (PMCT) techniques
• An understanding of the roles of forensic radiography and radiology
• An overview of the PMCT angiographic process
• An awareness of dissection techniques for PMCT angiography
• The ability to identify commonly seen artefacts on PMCT images
• Participated in a practical PMCT session and mortuary walk through

To learn more, download the flyer

Registration fee: $400 (+GST).

This Includes;
pre-course online material a course manual
morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea a certificate of completion

Plueckhahn Theatre,
The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. 65 Kavanagh Street,
Southbank, Melbourne, VIC, 3006.


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