Animal Forensics: Non-accidental Injury TimeOnline
This course will serve as an introduction to non-accidental injury investigation and documentation.
The purpose of the course is to give the student an overview of typical signs and symptoms of injuries sustained deliberately, either through abuse or neglect.
Veterinary nurses/technicians with a special interest in the topic are welcome to enrol in this course. Please be aware that the course is designed for qualified veterinarians and you should consider this in light of your knowledge and experience before you register.
Please note: The estimated time to complete this course is 15–20 hours, therefore the course will be open for 8 weeks. This course is the second in the three-part animal forensics series. Part 1 and 3 will also be delivered in 2020.
"A wonderful course. I will be able to apply it to everyday practice and particular cases that I may come across. The course covered a large range of topics. Very interesting."
Tiffany Fitzpatrick, Oberon and Hartley Veterinary and Animal Centre
"A great insight into the procedures and requirements involved in forensic investigations."
Murray Mackenzie, Bell Block Veterinary Clinic, NZ
"The tutors were very clear with the material they presented and explained things well."
Karen Crouch. Dept of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, Tasmania
After successful completion of this course, you will:
- Understand non-accidental injuries sustained through purposeful or intentional manners or actions.
- Be able to recognise indications of specific types of injuries and their physical manifestations
- Be able to describe the proper techniques of documentation once the symptoms are recognized
- Be able to develop interview techniques and animal owner interaction
- Blunt and Sharp Force Trauma
- Burning / Thermal Injury
- Neglect / Starvation
- Projectile Injury
- Asphyxia and Drowning
- Animal Fighting, Ritualistic Abuse and Sexual Assault
- Live Animal Examination and Necropsy
Flexible and affordable short online CPD
TimeOnline is a quality online education program delivered by veterinary experts, in short, manageable timeframes. You will be engaging with your tutor/s and other participants through an active discussion forum and other online resources including a set of concise core notes, video presentations, case studies, images, useful links, and interactive quizzes to test your knowledge and complete your CPD requirements. All participants receive an electronic certificate upon successful completion of the course.
This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 20 hours of continuing education. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.
|Recent Grad / Part-time Member||$303|
|Non-member / eMember||$607|