This course develops knowledge, expertise and skills in the practice – legal and professional - of forensic radiography.
The focus will be on the history and role of forensic radiography in forensic medicine and science, an introduction to medico-legal aspects of forensic radiography, practical approaches and issues in forensic radiography, roles and responsibilities, injury processes and pathologies, and an introduction to developments in forensic radiography.
The role and responsibilities of the radiographer, together with evidence-based, safe and legal practice is emphasised throughout. Students are provided with a set of skills that will allow them to develop or to enhance an existing forensic imaging service.
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
This module builds on students' existing knowledge. The module allows the students to develop a wider appreciation and understanding of forensic imaging and its current applications.
On commpletion of this module students will be able to gather, analyse and critically evaluate information from a wide range of sources. Students should also be able to critically reflect and evaluate their individual professional practice and knowledge base in order to recognise their need for continuous professional development and lifelong learning.
Academic Programme Director
Dr. Jonathan McNulty
|Diagnostic Imaging Programme Office
Health Sciences Centre
T: + 353 1 716 6545
F: + 353 1 716 6547
The course is composed of:
This course is of relevance to all radiographers (regardless of level of forensic radiography experience).
This professional certificate is taught over four full days (TBC).
This course is targeted towards:
It may also act as an entry level module for further studies up to masters level or for research in forensic imaging.