May 19, 2024  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

FRSC-163 Autopsy Assistant Practicum II

Credits 6 / 6 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0. Signature of Program Coordinator required. Pre-requisite: FRSC-162  with a 3.0 and taken no more than one year prior.
This course will instruct the student in the practical aspects of performing a complete body evisceration with a focus on the studet performing daily eviscerations under the guidance of designated morgue personnel. Students will be evaluated through oral practical and written examinations during the course of the semester students will need to accumulate 300 hours in the morgue under the supervision of morgue personnel. To register for FRSC 163 students must have been accepted into the Autopsy Assistant Program and must obtain the signature of the program coordinator.

Course Outcomes
1. Demonstrate proper procedures for universal precautions and HIPPA 2. Demonstrate proper procedures for morgue and body preparation 3. Demonstrate proper documentation of body through evidence collection, cataloging and storage 4. Demonstrate proper procedures for administrative documentation and release of information and evidence 5. Demonstrate proper procedures for accessing body organs during autopsy