Nurse Verification of Expected Death

Ashfield Services
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

What's covered on the day?

This course is aimed towards Registered Nurses who may have a responsibility to verify that death has taken place. The workshop will address key definitions, criteria for inclusion and exclusion of when to or when not to verify expected death. It will outline the steps required to verify death and the requirement for appropriate documentation. The course will also summarise the competency requirements to undertake this skill and how to evidence competency within the work place.


A knowledge assessment test will be undertaken as part of this course to allow learners to evidence their understanding of this extended role and appreciation of what is required of them as Registered Nurses. A competency document will also be issued enabling the participant to complete a formal competency within the workplace. A certificate of attendance will be awarded.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand some of the key background information of verification of death
  • Define the term expected death
  • Appreciate the differences between verification and certification
  • Know the legal issues, documentation and record keeping requirements
  • Discuss the correct procedure for detecting the absence of vital signs
  • Recognise the needs of patients and carers in the management of expected death.

Bookable Dates

4th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront, King's Road, Brighton, BN1 2GS
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5th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Jurys Inn Nottingham, Station Street, Nottingham, NG2 3BJ
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5th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Jurys Inn Exeter, Western Way, Exeter, EX1 2DB
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6th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Jurys Inn Birmingham, 245 Broad St, Birmingham, B1 2HQ
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6th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Mercure Wigan Oak, Orchard Street, Wigan, WN1 3SS
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11th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Jurys Inn Leeds, Brewery Wharf, Brewery Place, Leeds, LS10 1NE
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12th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Jurys Inn Southampton, Charlotte Place, Southampton, SO14 0TB
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12th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Jurys Inn Newcastle, Scotswood Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4AD
9/12 places left
13th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Jurys Inn Cheltenham, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS
0/12 places left
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14th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Hampton by Hilton, Rockingham Leisure Park, Princewood Road, Corby, NN17 4AP
10/12 places left
18th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Double Tree London Islington, 60 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9LA
4/12 places left
18th Dec 2018 (09:30)
Cambridge - Hallmark Hotel, Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB23 8EU
10/12 places left

Dates available on arrangement

Ashfield Services can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

Please call 0800 012 6085 if you have a larger group of staff requiring this training and would like to discuss available options for In House.
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