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Webinar: "Blunt Force Trauma: What Every Investigator Needs To Know”

Wednesday, November 2, 2022  |  12:00 PM-1:30 PM (PT)

Webinar Topic:
Blunt Force Trauma: What Every Investigator Needs To Know

This presentation is designed to teach investigators about various injuries that result from blunt force trauma.  Bruises/contusions, abrasions, lacerations and avulsions are all discussed with definitions, examples and information on each wound.  Dating of bruises is included as well is information on multiple injuries.  Pressure ulcer prevention, assessment and staging are discussed.  The purpose of the presentation is to assist investigators in understanding the causative factors behind injuries from blunt force trauma and provide them with in-depth knowledge regarding the potential indications of such injuries.

Tara Godoy, BSN, RN, CFN, Godoy Medical Forensics

Tara is a Certified Forensic Nurse and has been working with Criminal and Civil Attorneys since 2009.  She got her BS in Nursing from the University of Southern California in 2001 and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Tara has been asked to present for national organizations such as the NACDL and the NDIA at their Forensics conferences in Las Vegas.  Tara’s main areas of expertise are Strangulation and Blunt Force Trauma but consulting and testimony is also offered on other cases where traumatic injuries occur or medical record analysis is needed.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM
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