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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.

This four-week online course will run from 08 August to 02 September 2022 and 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.

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.

 
  • Various categories of hospital personnel such as doctors, paramedics, nurses, managers and mortuary staff
  • Police and fire services recognition
  • Coroners and their officers and others in the legal system with an interest in this area,
  • Specialised teams involved in disaster victim identification and those involved in exhumations and other related human rights activities
  • Funeral staff
  • Pathologists, anthropologists, odontologists and others called in to examine deceased persons
  • Professionals involved in the care of bereaved relatives

Course Structure

The course will run from 08 August - 02 September 2022.

This four-week online course offers two to three 2-hour sessions per week. Draft timetable can be
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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 in Management of the Dead.

Online Learning

We offer this course online only, so that learning can be accessed anytime and anywhere in the world.

The course will be delivered in the form of scheduled live Zoom sessions taking place during the week on either Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon, normally at 3-5pm. Some lectures will be delivered as a pre-recorded session. Students are encouraged to join live lectures, however this is not compulsory as the sessions will be recorded and made available via the online learning platform Moodle if students are not able to join live lectures. The recordings and supplemental documentation will remain accessible until the date of the Diploma examination following the course. We also encourage students to send us questions via email or Moodle, which will be answered by the relevant lecturers.

The full schedule will be sent to the students prior to the course start.

CPD

The course is suitable for Continuing Professional Development purposes (CPD) and students are able to claim 30 CPD points after successful completion.

Certificate of Attendance

Satisfactory completion of the course will lead to an award of a Certificate of Attendance, for those who attend at least 80% of lectures.  

Candidates may then wish to sit for the examination leading to the award of Diploma in Management of the Dead.

Course Sylabus

The full course syllabus can be
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Course Fees for 2022

The fee for the course is £ 900 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

Testimonials

 
For further details and application form please contact:

Mr Adam Konstanciak

Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences
Miller House, 3 Devonshire Drive, London, SE10 8LP

Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences

Registered Address:
Miller House, 3 Devonshire Drive, London SE10 8LP

Telephone:
+44(0)207 525 6030

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