Diploma course in Management of the Dead

About The Course

The Diploma in Management of the Dead (DipMoD) was designed by Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences.

. It is intended to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of the main aspects related to the proper management of deceased persons in all circumstances and environments from when death occurs, until lawful disposal, and beyond.

It also explains the processes involved in ensuring the dead are managed in a proper and dignified manner, including consideration for the needs of bereaved families.The examination is open to all candidates who have successfully completed a course in Management of the Dead.

For further details regarding the examination, please follow this link.

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Aims

The course has been designed by the Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences, which runs a number of courses encompassing various aspects of Forensic Medical Sciences.

This course aims to offer participants an understanding and practical knowledge of the main aspects related to the management of the dead. It also explains the processes involved in ensuring the dead are managed in a proper and dignified manner, including consideration for the needs of bereaved families. The course will also provide an understanding of all aspects of how deceased persons are managed from when death occurs to their lawful disposal and all related issues. Both single and multiple death situations will be covered.

Eligibility

The standard of admission to the course will be a relevant University degree in medicine, law, science, social science or a related subject. Alternatively, other professionals with appropriate experience and/or bona fide interest in forensic medicine and science will also be considered.

Course Structure

The course will run from October 2017 to March 2018 with a break for Christmas.

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Satisfactory completion of the course (attendance of at least 80% of the course) will lead to the award of a Certificate of Attendance. Candidates may then wish to sit for the examination leading to the award of Diploma of Forensic Medical Sciences.

Distance Learning Option

In addition to attendance at course lectures at our Charterhouse Square venue we also offer a Distance Learning alternative for those who cannot attend lectures.

To our distance learning students we offer the full lecture with documentation on line which will remain accessible for 10 weeks following the course. In order to assess that students are accessing the teaching material we also set a number of short questions relevant to each lecture. The purpose of the questions will be to ensure engagement of the students. We also encourage the students to post questions to us on a course website which will be answered by the relevant lecturers.

CPD

The course is suitable for Continuing Professional Development purposes (CPD) and students are able to claim 28 CPD points after successful completion (80% of attendance)

Certificate of Attendance

Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible to obtain a certificate of attendance.

Course Sylabus

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Course Fees for 2017-18

The fee for attendance at Lectures within the Charterhouse Square Campus is £ 850, payable prior to the commencement of the course.

The fee for the distance learning course is £ 850 payable prior to the commencement of the course.

Enrolling in the Course

Candidates must submit a formal application for admission, electronic copy of an application can be
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For further details and application form please contact:

Mr Adam Konstanciak

Telephone: +44(0)20 7882 3401
Fax: +44(0)207 882 3424
Email: info@afms.org.uk
Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences
117 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6AA

Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences

Registered Address:
117 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6AA

Telephone:
+44(0)207 882 3401
Email:
info@afms.org.uk

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