Abusive Head Trauma

Unveiling the Complexities of AHT for Child Dependency Cases

December 14, 2023              10:00 am - 2:00 pm PST



Child dependency cases involving Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) present unique challenges. This course zeroes in on the medical specifics crucial for these cases. We'll cover everything from the basics of AHT to intricate details of ocular pathology and post-cranial fractures. Gain the tools required to effectively represent and protect a child's interests in these specific trauma scenarios.

Program Outline:

  • AHT introduction
  • The modern pediatric forensic autopsy
  • Postmortem imaging in pediatric forensic autopsies
  • Scalp injuries
  • Skull fractures
  • Intracranial hemorrhages
  • Diffuse brain injury
  • The neck
  • Ocular pathology
  • Lucid intervals
  • Short falls
  • Post-cranial fractures


Dr. Evan Matshes MD FRCPC, Chief Forensic Pathologist, NAAG Forensic PC

Registration Details:

  • Lecture Format: Online
  • Duration: Each session runs from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PST
  • Registration Fee: FREE
  • Seats Available: Unlimited

Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge in Abusive Head Trauma cases. Register now to secure your spot!