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Forensic Cases & Death Certificates


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   2
Topics:
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Family Medicine |  Pathology |  Primary Care
Faculty:
Mary Jo Martin, DO
Duration:
1 Hour 2 Minutes
Expiration:
Access till 01/05/2027 after purchase.


Description

This program will expire and must be completed by 01/05/27.

*** Please note this program was part of the KCU Homecoming 2023. If you participated in the live event, you would not want to choose this program. ***

This presentation will review the completion of the death certificate and who is responsible. Forensic cases will be presented, each followed by a brief education about the topic.

Learning Objectives:
· Describe how inaccuracies in the completion of death certificates impact mortality statistics, epidemiological tracking, and government research funding.
· Define and differentiate the (proximate) cause of death, the mechanism (immediate cause) of death, and the manner of death.
· Analyze the physical findings of gunshot wounds (emphasis on head wounds).
· Discriminate the various physical findings associated with blunt force and sharp force injuries.

Accreditation Statement:
The event has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA (Allopathic) Credit Designation:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA (Osteopathic) Credit Designation:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the AOA to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME Credit(s) and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Planning Committee Disclosure:
Each of the members of the KCU CME Planning Committee discloses that he/she has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this presentation, including no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests relative to the content of this program.

Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial written response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

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Mary Jo Martin, MD, MT (ASCP), is an assistant professor at KCU on the Joplin campus in the Department of Pathology & Anatomical Sciences. She is one of the original faculty hired for the opening of the Joplin campus. She has been teaching medical students and residents for twenty years.

Dr Martin obtained her BS in medical technology from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown WV, and was employed as a medical technologist for nine years. She obtained her MD at Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington WV. Dr Martin completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, fellowship in Legal Medicine (Forensic Pathology), and fellowship in Neuropathology at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond VA. She was employed as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Pathology department at VCU and was a Medical Examiner in the Central District of Virginia. Dr Martin was an assistant professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk VA before joining KCU.

Dr. Martin discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

She can be reached at mjmartin@kansascity.edu or 417-208-0652.

 

 


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