Offered by Godoy Medical Forensics
Dec. 8, 2022 at 2 PM EST
Tara Godoy, BSN RN CFN | Godoy Medical Forensics
Tara Godoy is a Certified Forensic Nurse and has been working with Criminal and Civil Attorneys for over 10 years. She has a BS in Nursing from the University of Southern California and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
This presentation will cover the different types of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) that result from trauma to the brain to build a foundation of how trauma affects the brain, and then will dive into the application in criminal cases. Discussion will include aggressive behavior, alcohol intoxication and consent capacity after TBI. Criminal attorneys and investigators for both the prosecution and defense will benefit from understanding the affect that head trauma has on defendants and/or victims in criminal cases.
Key topics to be discussed:
- Be familiar with Traumatic Brain Injury
- Be familiar with the types of intracranial hemorrhages associated with TBI
- Be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of head trauma and compare them to alcohol
- Be familiar with the different ways of classifying brain injury severity
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