This webinar is designed for the technologist that has considered working in forensic imaging or just wants to learn how X-rays are used in investigations. You will learn the technologist’s role in forensic investigations; discover the applications of forensic radiography in today’s world; understand the challenges of imaging in a morgue; and the significance of forensic imaging in both conventional morgues and mass disasters.
Discuss the early use of radiography for forensic investigation.
Understand the morgue setting and the challenges of imaging forensic remains
Describe the creativity that is required in forensic imaging
Understand the state and federal organizations involved in mass disasters
Consider other types of forensic investigations that use radiographic imaging
**This live, instructor-directed course meets the Texas Medical Board requirements for all registered Medical Radiologic Technologists. Please refer to the TMB website for more information at this LINK
This program provides AHRA Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states. You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate of completion.
Nancy Adams , BSRS, RT(R)
Nancy Adams is a consultant in education and forensics in Radiology. She has served as a faculty member of AHEC for many years. She is also a national speaker/lecturer for societies and organizations on forensic radiography and morgue operations in mass disasters. Nancy was a member of the National Disaster Medical System, DMORT team, and deployed through numerous national disasters. She is a very diverse radiographer, having worked as a clinical coordinator at Itawanba Community College in Fulton, MS., PRN at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS., the program director at Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology in Pine Bluff, AR, the Chief Technologist at Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN., and as a staff radiographer in Memphis and Jackson, MS. Ms. Adams has served many positions at MSRT and ASRT and received notable honors throughout her career. She has served on the ARRT Radiography Credentials Committee in 1995-1999. She is an eloquent speaker with amazing experience in forensics!