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Verification of Death Training | Online CPD Course


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Verification of Death Training for Nurses | Online CPD Course

Verification of Death Training for Registered Nurses | Online CPD Course | Confirmation of Death Training

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online verification of death training course for registered nurses. This verification of expected death e-learning course was developed to meet the requirements specified by the current UK legislation, Care Quality Commission (CQC) and recommendations from professional organisations such as the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).

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Who is this verification of death training course for?

The Mandatory Training Group’s verification of adult death eLearning course should be completed by registered nurses. This online verification of death course is relevant for registered nurses working in hospitals and community settings such as nursing and residential care homes.

This verification of death training course can be taken as a standalone CPD course or as part of the wider online candidate mandatory training courses for nurses and nursing staff.

This verification of death training course covers the main legislation and professional issues relating to verification of expected death in health care and social care settings. It has additional online learning resources that provide more details for learners to refer to during the course and in practice.

Course aims and objectives

The aims and objectives of this verification of death training course are to:

  • To provide the learner with a clear understanding of the current UK legislation regarding verification of death by registered nurses 
  • Provide an awareness of the professional responsibilities relating to confirmation of death in hospital and community settings
  • To provide essential verification of death training resources in an engaging and meaningful way
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses

What is covered in this online course?

This verification of death online training course for registered nurses covers the following:

  • Introduction to verification of death
  • Key definitions of the verification of death
  • Professional and legal considerations
  • Local policies and procedures
  • Verification of expected death
  • Verification of unexpected death
  • Conditions unequivocally associated with death
  • Procedure for verifying a death
  • Clinical examination
  • Care after death
  • Documentation and record keeping
  • Role of the coroner and procurator fiscal
  • Reporting to the health and safety executive
  • Bereavement support and advice
  • Other learning resources

Assessment and certification

At the end of this verification of death course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year.

Course accreditation

The content of this online verification of death training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines..

Course duration

It will take approximately 45 to 90 minutes to complete this verification of death e-learning course. The length of time to complete the course depends on the following:

  • your prior knowledge and experience relating to last offices, and documentation that is used to confirm or verify death in hospital and community settings 
  • how quickly you can study and absorb the learning materials
  • how much you can pace yourself once started 

You are in full control of how long it takes to complete this verification of death training course. You can go through the course in one sitting, or pause and come back later. Your progress will be recorded throughout and you will be able to start where you previously left off.

You can revise the online learning materials as many times as you like. Even after completing the course successfully (and obtaining your CPD) certificate, you will still have access to your learning materials for 365 days. 

Payment and additional information

After adding this online verification of death training course to the shopping cart (by selecting Add to Cart), you will be able to make a secure payment using all major credit and debit cards. You can also make a secure payment through PayPal.

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Once you have purchased your verification of death e learning course, you will be sent a confirmation e-mail. You will then receive a link and login details to access your e-learning course (s) within 24 hours of purchase.

What is verification of death?

Verification of death is defined as “deciding whether a person is actually deceased”. Verification of death is sometimes referred to as “confirmation of death”. Confirmation or verification of death can be undertaken by a registered nurse.

However you must check your employer's policies to determine local agreements about the circumstances in which verification of death can be done by registered nurses.

Why is verification of death training by registered nurses important?

For nursing teams who provide care to patients at the end of their life, being able to verify an expected death will allow them to provide appropriate after care to relatives and carers and continuity at a time of stress and anxiety. Verification of death training for nurses also provides additional skills for nurses for confirm a death without having to wait for a General Practitioner or other physician, thus leading to cost savings for organisations and improved care for patients and their loved ones. 

Verification or confirmation of death training - meeting employers' legal obligations

The Mandatory Training Group's online verification of death course helps UK healthcare and social care organisations and registered nurses alike to fulfil the current legislation regarding the confirmation of death by registered nurses. Our verification of death courses provide the essential knowledge and understanding as required by regulatory authorities and professional organisations.

Why choose The Mandatory Training Group’s verification of death training course?

There are benefits of choosing The Mandatory Training Group as your e-learning training provider, including:

√ National Skills Academy for Health national delivery partner √ UK accredited e learning provider √ nationally recognised CPD certificates √ SCORM compliant elearning courses √ TIN CAN compliant e-learning courses √ interactive online learning courses √ free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations √ competitively priced online training courses √ meet UK compliance requirements √ reduce organisational carbon footprint √ immediate access to online learning materials √ minimise travel costs and man hour costs of classroom training √ minimise hours and days spend away in classroom training √ download or print CPD certificates on completion

Organisational e-learning 

Are you responsible for organisational training and development or organisational statutory and mandatory compliance? You may want to find out more about how Learning Management System (LMS) may help your organisation. With out interactive LMS, managers and administrators can easily:

  • set up a FREE blended learning environment;
  • upload essential documents;
  • upload individual and group learners;
  • manage learners, including tracking progress
  • review who has completed training
  • download/print training reports for compliance audits

You can also browse our e-learning course catalogue to find out more about our statutory and mandatory training courses. Alternatively, contact our Support Team on  02476 100090 or via Email, stating your specific e-learning requirements.

Verification of Death Training for Nurses | Online CPD Course | The Mandatory Training Group

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