Develop your knowledge and skills in recognising death and the process of confirming death.

This Confirmation of Death training course will enable delegates to gain an understanding in the confirmation process including recognising death, legal implications and after care of the deceased. Delegates will gain underpinning knowledge and some practical support to enable them to commence competency training and further enable them to perform confirmation of death.

Please note: A competency framework is included in this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify the individuals’ competence.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Background of nurse verification
  • Terminology including certification, verification and expected death
  • Diagnosis and recognition of death
  • Verification procedure
  • Accountability, equality and diversity
  • Documentation including evidence of competency

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.