loader image

Academy of Postgraduate Education of the Department of Health "Ukrainian Medical Assembly"

Forensic medical examination


Forensic medical examination as a specific activity, which allows to establish the circumstances, which subject to proof in a particular case (proceedings). Under certain circumstances, it refers to mandatory procedural actions, the procedure for which is regulated by civil procedure law and even criminal procedure law. At the request of the court, investigating judge, prosecutor or investigator, the doctor-forensic medical expert determines the severity of the damage caused to human health, its causes and the victim`s ability to prevent the consequences.

Forensic examination is a scientific and practical study, which is carried out by the decision of the authorized bodies or by court order of a forensic expert and includes the solution of medical and certain biological issues arising in the pre-trial investigation, in order to assist in establishing the circumstances to be proved on a particular case.

The purpose of this type of examination is to study on the basis of special knowledge of material objects that contain information about the circumstances of the case, which is in the process of inquiry, investigator, prosecutor or court.

Forensic medical examination responsibilities:

  • Examination of corpses in case of violent death
  • Examination of corpses on suspicion of violence or other circumstances that necessitate such examination
  • Examination of victims, accused and other persons (examination of living people)
  • Examination of physical evidence

Such examination is carried out by forensic experts, who must have a higher medical (pharmaceutical) education, undergo special training in forensic examinations and obtain a certificate of forensic expert.


Advanced training course in the field of “Forensic medical examination” takes place on the basis of the Academy, with mixed forms of education (full-time education and external form of education). Classes take place on an individual schedule.

Teaching can be offline or online (it depends on you). The course includes lectures, practical classes, working in small groups. The assessment of your knowledge is executing by checking written assignments, research work or a report. Practical classes and an individual work are also provided by the educational process. The classes are aimed at ensuring that doctors carefully study the relevant topics, getting, basic and special skills. The teaching process is combined with a highly specialized workflow.

The entire training base is also available for distance learning. You can get all the necessary material in an electronic form immediately after payment for the studying. Online listeners use audio and video conferences, text chat, groups for discussions etc.

At the end of the course every member passes the exam, which contains a number of questions from the processed material on forensic medical examination.


After successful completion of all certification works, listeners get a certificate and the supplement of the established sample to it. Flexible and hierarchical courses will allow you to improve your skills and gain additional knowledge by a doctor with different experience and professional level.


Report your e-mail and we will send it to you.


Your profile:

  • You have successfully obtained a full medical education in Ukraine
  • You are committed to teamwork and individually as well
  • You are interested in studying, teaching and researches.

For taking a part in the course you have to submit such documents:

  • Written statement
  • Copy of passport
  • Copies of diplomas and other documents which giving you the right to hold a specific medical position

All the questions about the organization of the educational process and the final cost of the course in forensic medical examination can be set right now, you can just call the hotline number.

SAT - Тест центр у м.Києві

Адреса: проспект Академіка Глушкова, 42В, Київ

тел: (095) 602-10-86

Як доїхати?