Verification of Death

Verification of Death


Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at professionals who are required to verify death

Course Aims

To be able to understand the process of verifying death, and the responsibilities and roles of people involved

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the procedure and law for verifying death
  • Know what happens when a death is unexpected
  • Recognise the lessons that can be learned from the shipman inquiry
  • Know who can verify death, and the pre-procedure 
  • Recognise the signs that death has occurred, and how to check for these
  • Understand your role after the death of a patient
  • Be aware of the wide range of religious practices surrounding the death of a loved one
  • Know how to support the staff in the event of the death of a patient

Course available as

Face to Face
Course Length: 3 Hours

Contact Us

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