The American College of Medical Toxicology Offers a Seminar on the Forensic, Legal, and Medical Aspects of Criminal Poisoning and Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault
ACMT presents the 2019 ‘Seminar in Forensic Toxicology: Criminal Poisoning & Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault: Forensic, Legal, and Medical Aspects’ on Monday, December 9 – Tuesday, December 10, 2019, in Washington, DC.
This two-day seminar will focus on the forensic and medical-legal aspects of criminal poisoning and drug-facilitated crimes by presenting intriguing cases encountered recognized experts in medical toxicology, medicine, and law. This seminar will be tailored to the interests of professionals involved in numerous disciplines including medical toxicology, forensic and laboratory medicine, chemistry, public health, social work, law enforcement, and the legal community.
After completing this course, attendees will be able to:
- Describe the depth and scope of criminal poisoning and drug-facilitated crimes.
- Discuss the importance of forensic toxicology analytical issues as they relate to criminal poisoning and drug facilitated crimes.
- Understand how illicit substances/toxins are obtained from the Dark Web.
- Recognize substances that are used to commit drug facilitated sexual assault.
- Discuss the medical and legal challenges associated with drug facilitated sexual assault.
- Understand court room challenges from both a medical perspective and legal perspective.
- Discuss ethical issues that can arise in the medicolegal arena.
This activity is eligible for CME (Continuing Medical Education).
Register for the course by November 18, 2019 to get the ACMT early bird discount.
American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) and the Society of Forensic Toxicologists, Inc. (SOFT). The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) is a professional, nonprofit association of physicians with recognized expertise and board certification in medical toxicology. Our members specialize in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and monitoring of injury and illness from exposures to drugs and chemicals, as well as biological and radiological agents. ACMT members work in clinical, academic, governmental, and public health settings, and provide poison control center leadership.