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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Webinar: Reading Medical Records: What You Need to Know Without "Googling" Every Term

Start Date: 7/29/2020 3:00 PM EDT
End Date: 7/29/2020 4:30 PM EDT

Organization Name: NAPD

Jeanie Vela
Email: jeanie.vela@publicdefenders.us
Phone: (303) 921-3736

Webinar: Reading Medical Records: What You Need to Know Without "Googling" Every Term

July 29, 2020, 3:00 p.m. Eastern, 90 minutes

Webinar Faculty:  Tara Godoy, BSN RN CFN LNC

About the Webinar:  Medical Records can be daunting for any criminal attorney or investigator to review. The purpose of the presentation is to assist attorneys in focusing their review of medical records and to focus on review of records that contain the information that both civil and criminal attorneys are commonly seeking. To make it relevant and interesting, the records included in this presentation follow an attempted murder case and highlight not only what is in the records but also what might be missing.

About the Faculty:  Tara Godoy, BSN RN CFN LNC, is a Certified Forensic Nurse and has been working with Criminal and Civil Attorneys since 2009. She has a BS in Nursing from the University of Southern California and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Through consulting and testimony she has assisted both the prosecution and the defense in obtaining an honest and fair resolution. Along with her nursing staff and physician contractors, Godoy Medical Forensics has consulted on over 1000 cases nationwide, and has worked at both the federal and state levels. Tara has been asked to present for national organizations such as the NACDL and the NDIA at their Forensics conferences in Las Vegas. Tara’s main areas of expertise are Strangulation and Blunt Force Trauma, but testimony is also offered on other cases where traumatic injuries occur or medical record analysis is needed. Tara can be reached at Tara@GodoyMedical.net.


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