Educational courses

Verification of expected adult death

About the course

Utilising technology enhanced simulation we aim to provide a learning environment to support knowledge and understanding, as well as skill application related to verification of expected adult death.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe what is meant by ‘expected death’
  • Identify the clinical signs of death and conduct a clinical examination of the three key systems involved
  • Define legal requirements and current guidelines to support care at the end of life and verification of death
  • Discuss the role of the Coroner

Please bring a stethoscope for the practical session.

Who should attend?

Any Registered Nurse supporting dying service users.  It is recommended you also attend a Recognising Dying study session.

When is the next course?

  • Tuesday 2 July 2024
  • Tuesday 3 December 2024

Half day 09:30 – 13:00

Where is the course being held?

St Barnabas House



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