HALF DAY Strangulation Recognition and Response
*** Law Enforcement, Medics, DME's, Deputy & District Attorney's***
Oregon Peace Officers Association & Baker County Sheriff's Office
Date and Time:
HALF DAY TRAINING: $55
Full day training available: Practical Forensic Photography/Strangulation
Baker County Fair Grounds
2600 East St.
Baker City, OR 97814
Jennifer Snippen, MA RN BSN F-ABMDI
Jennifer is a Board Certified Medicolegal Death Investigator, American Academy of Forensic Sciences Fellow and serves on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners. She a registered nurse with extensive critical care/trauma experience and past Chief Deputy Medical Examiner for Linn and Benton Counties in Oregon. She is an Adjunct Faculty member of the Lane Community College Science Department where she teaches Human Anatomy and Physiology. Jennifer received a Master’s in Applied Biomedical Anthropology from Oregon State University with a minor focus on Physiology. Her thesis research project was a multijurisdictional study of law enforcement experiences related to infant death investigations. Her high energy courses are well-received by law enforcement, medical staff, and death investigators across the country.
Jennifer will emphasize the importance of collaboration in strangulation recognition and response. This training begins with a discussion of asphyxiation & a review of basic medical terminology. Anatomical structures are then reviewed along with basic physiology of the respiratory, cardiovascular & central nervous systems. With this foundation established, an explicit discussion of the physiological signiﬁcance of strangulation is offered. Investigative techniques are then discussed with rationale provided for each line of inquiry. A discussion of photodocumentation, body maps, & physical assessment tools will be included.
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