Verification of Death Training for Nurses




To ensure that Registered Nurses develop theoretical knowledge to support them in practice

Course Content

Professional responsibilities of nurses both nationally and locally

To know nurses limitations, accountability and role in verifying deaths

Explore guidance in regard to end of life care

Identify expected changes at the end of life

Recognise the physiological changes that indicate death

Identify the correct documentation and how to use it effectively

Be aware of when to refer to the Coroner or other health care professionals

Carry out clinical examination to verify a death

Explore emotions and feelings at the time of death and the following days





Next date:


30th October, 2018             10-00 - 13-00




St Erme Community Centre, Castle Field, Trispen, Truro, TR4 9BD