Principles of Forensic Toxicology

This course covers the areas of instrumental analysis as they pertain to drug analysis in biological samples as well as basic pharmacological principles in a forensic context. Information pertaining specifically to alcohol and drugs of abuse are examined for their role in post-mortem toxicology and impairment as it applies to driving, sexual assault and homicide. The experimental confounds that affect toxicological interpretation will be discussed. PREREQ: PREREQ: CHMI 2426/2427, FORS 2106/2107 or permission of instructor. (lec 3) cr 3.

Forensic Science