This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of VCU Health Continuing Medical Education and the Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Section Title
OCME Local Medical Examiner & Death Investigation Conference
Online, fixed date
7:45AM to 4:00PM
May 14, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Virtual
Fees Starting at non-credit $30.00
Section Notes

Location: Virtual

Program Schedule (tentative program subject to change):

7:45am - 7:55am     Login to Virtual Conference **Pre-test will be sent via email prior to the conference. 
7:55am - 8:00am     Introduction 
8:00am - 10:00am     LME Practicalities (Includes scene response and updated cremation module) 
10:00am - 11:00am     Blunt Force Injury vs Sharp Force Injury 
11:00am - 11:30am     Deaths in Custody 
11:30am - 1:00pm     Recognizing Child Abuse & Neglect 
1:00pm - 1:30pm     Forensic Analysis of Parachute Deaths 
1:30pm - 2:30pm     Deaths from Explosions 
2:30pm - 3:30pm     Animal Related Deaths & Postmortem Changes 
3:30pm - 4:00pm     Questions. **Post Test & Evaluation will be sent via email after conference.

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refund requests must be received 14 calendar days prior to the program start date. A $30 administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. Requests should be sent by email or by initiating a drop request through the student portal in our online registration system. As an alternative to a refund, you may send a substitute at no additional cost. Please contact us at 540-231-5182 or e-mail cpeinfo@vt.edu to request a substitution. Please note: refunds will not be issued for no-shows or for cancellations received on or after the program start date. 

In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

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