Verification of Death Procedure for Registered Nurses 3hrs

Verification of Death Procedure for Registered Nurses 3hrs

VOD01 |

This training is not mapped for care support workers.


The RCN describes VOD accordingly.. ‘Confirmation or verification of death is defined as deciding whether a person is actually deceased. 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 this can be done’. This half day course will empower trained staff (Registered nurses who’s current registration is active) to carry out the VOD.





Who should attend?

This training is designed specifically for registered nurses who require the skills to enable them fit for purpose to carry out verification of death at their workplace.

Proposed Learner Outcomes - The worker must be able to
  • NMC Guidelines
  • Learning signs of Approaching Death
  • Verification and certification
  • Comforting families /NOK
  • When a nurse cannot verify death
  • Reporting to the coroner
  • Documentation for expectancy of death and DNAR procedures
  • Removal of the body
  • NMC Code and RGN guidelines


How many candidates may attend?
This training is limited to 15 staff

Equivalent Relevant information

This training compliments end of life care



Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block capitals clearly on the day.

How to book your course

Please call us on 0208 144 9491. You can also submit our online booking enquiry form too.

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