Principles of Death Investigation
Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.
- Understand the factors driving the need for the medical legal death investigation system.
- Appreciate the impacts of death certification on the legal system, medical research funding, and surveying family members of the deceased.
- Appreciate the core principle in how to conduct medical legal death investigations.
Dr. Klein will discuss the core principles in how to conduct medical legal death investigations as well as the factors driving the need for the medical legal death investigation system. He will also discuss the impacts of death certification on the legal system, medical research funding, and surviving family members of the deceased.
Dennis Klein, MD
Iowa State Medical Examiner
Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines' most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.
- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)