Abusive Head Trauma

Unveiling the Complexities of AHT for Law Enforcement Professionals

December 21, 2023              10:00 am - 2:00 pm PST



For law enforcement professionals, understanding the subtleties of abusive head trauma investigations is crucial. This course delves deep into the modern methodologies of pediatric forensic autopsies and the importance of ocular pathology in AHT cases, helping professionals differentiate between injuries caused by short falls versus those that are inflicted. Equip yourself with the knowledge needed to interpret medical findings more accurately, fostering productive collaborations with medical experts and ensuring thorough, informed investigations.

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!