Nothing brings you closer to a live tour of a crime laboratory than the Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examination (SAMFE) Virtual Practicum. With interactive exercises and demonstrations from forensic scientists, you’ll learn about many fascinating processes, including how DNA is analyzed.Walk with Criminalist Alicia Morakis as she leads you through the DNA analysis process, beginning with extracting DNA from samples collected during a medical forensic examination. When the analysis is complete, see how DNA profiles are compared in CODIS, the FBI’s national DNA database, and what happens when they result in a DNA hit.
Exploring a crime lab offers a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness of each component in sexual assault response: From the medical forensic examination and investigation to the forensic analysis of DNA to the prosecution of an offender. Download the SAMFE Virtual Practicum Today!
The SAMFE Virtual Practicum is a FREE interactive training program that teaches each step of the medical forensic exam and prepares professionals to testify in court. It’s an excellent training tool for healthcare providers and anyone responding to sexual assault survivors—law enforcement, prosecutors, forensic scientists, emergency medical services, victim advocates, and others.