The aim of this training is to gain knowledge, skills and confidence on verifying an expected death in a community setting.
Following successful completion of this training, the attendee will be able to:
- Understand the need and procedure for verifying death and complete appropriate, local documentation.
- Demonstrate clinical skill in verifying expected death.
- Defining what is meant by an expected death
- Legal, ethical and professional issues on the practice of nurse verification of expected death in a community setting.
- National guidance and local policy/procedure.
- How to assess and verify an expected death using a self-assessment of competency tool.
Qualified Registered General Nurse (RGN).
This training is suitable for:
- Nurses who work in care homes, palliative care, hospices, and with patients in the community.
- Nurses who require full training or refresher training.
- Newly qualified nurses or more advanced practitioners.
Course duration: 3.5 hours (includes refreshment break)
Our continuous professional development training is awarded with the Skills for Health Quality Mark
All our courses are delivered by specialist trainers and training counts towards your learning hours and revalidation.