Forensic Medicine

Course offered:

Department of Forensic Medicine offers 254 hours of teaching comprising of lectures, tutorials and practicals.

Departmental objectives:

At the end of the course in Forensic Medicine, the undergraduate student will be able to:
Examine and prepare reports or certificates in Medico-legal cases / situations in accordance with the law of the land
Perform medico-legal postmortem and interpret autopsy findings and results of other relevant investigations to logically conclude about the cause, manner and time since death
Practice and apply medical ethics, etiquette, duties, rights, medical negligence and legal responsibilities of the physicians towards patient, profession, society, state and humanity at large
Identify & apply relevant legal/ court procedures applicable to the medico-legal/ medical practice
Collect , preserve and dispatch specimens in medico-legal/ postmortem cases and other concerned materials to the appropriate government agencies for necessary examination
Diagnose, apply principles of therapy & understand medico-legal implications of common poisons.
Apply general principles of analytic, environmental, occupational and preventive aspects of toxicology