About this Program

This webinar provides an introduction to forensic radiology. Participants will leave the seminar with a better understanding of Cause and Manner of Death through the use of radiographs in a post-mortem environment.

This program will be presented in a case-based approach which increases student learning outcomes.  


Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand daily morgue operations along with the use of radiographs in forensics.
  • Identify effective technique factors with post mortem radiographs.
  • State the scientific use of radiographs for ante-mortem and post-mortem identification.
  • Determine investigative techniques used and scope of investigations.
  • Obtain knowledge from a case-based approach which increases student learning outcomes.



In-person and live webinar options

Introduction to Forensic Imaging

  • Explanation of Coroner/Medical Examiner System

Comparing Techniques with Different Body Mass

  • Decomposition
  • Drowning
  • Mummification

A Case-by-Case Approach - Cause of Death

  • Sharp Force Injuries
  • Blunt Force Injuries
  • Bodies Found in the Water

A Case-by-Case Study Approach from Death Scene Investigation and Manner of Death Utilizing Radiography

Categories include:

  • Natural 
  • Accident
  • Suicide
  • Homicide
  • Undetermined


Who should attend?

For Radiologic Technologists with an interest in Forensic Radiology

Program Faculty

Meet your presenter(s)

Karen Jazowski

Karen Jazowski


Karen has been in the forensic field for 35 years as a forensic pathology assistant and an educator.  Her experiences as an educator include being an adjunct faculty member at College America, Fort Collins for eight years. Karen has also educated technologists, interns, residents, forensic fellows, and law enforcement personnel for 21 years as the Manager of Morgue Operations for the Denver Medical Examiner’s Office.  She was instrumental in the process of the Denver office becoming accredited by the National Association of Medical Examiners. Becoming a Radiologic Technologist at that time, she then incorporated her knowledge of forensics with forensic radiology.  

Her passion for teaching is focusing on sharing her experiences and knowledge of forensics with technologists in a fashion that enlightens the day-to-day operations in the morgue.  She is a member and presenter for the Colorado Society of Radiologic Technologists.  She has been a member of the Disaster Mortuary Operation Response Team/ Region VIII for the United States Department of Health and Human Services for the past 20 years. 



Accredited training programs

ASRT Category A Credit Information

ASRT Category A

This program provides 4 hour(s) of Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists approved by ASRT and recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states.  Category A credit is also recognized for CE credit in Canada.  You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate of completion.  


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Early Pricing Guidelines

Qualifying 'Early' registrations must be made at least 4 days in advance for the program.

Cancellation Policy

Webinars less than 8 hours of credit

Refunds, minus a $15 processing fee, will be granted for cancellations received at least 3 days prior to the program. Cancellations received within 3 days of the webinar will receive a credit toward a future MTMI program, minus the $15 processing fee. No refunds will be made after the webinar starts. MTMI reserves the right to cancel any scheduled program because of low advance registration or other reasons. MTMI’s liability is limited to a refund of any program tuition paid. WEBINAR ATTENDEES that cannot log in due to unsolvable technical issues beyond their control will be eligible for a full refund.