Verification Of Expected Death

Course Description

End of life care can be particularly challenging for healthcare professionals, who must from time to time both anticipate and prepare for an expected death while at the same time relay the unfortunate information to the patient and their loved ones.

Our Verification of Expected Death Training course covers a multitude of fundamentals and advanced skills alike, ranging from physical examinations to legal policies regarding a patient’s death and the interpersonal skills when delivering bad news.

Verification of death training can make the most incredible difference for healthcare workers dealing with some of the most sensitive situations in life.


3 hours


  • Legal and Professional Issues surrounding the practice of nurse verification of death
  • Policies and procedures
  • What is an expected death
  • Breaking bad news and effective communication
  • How to verify an expected death
  • Record keeping
  • Reporting concerns
  • Summary and evaluation

If you require a Verification of Expected death training course for nurses that is compliant to the NMC standards for this extended role then please contact us via telephone or email for a no obligation discussion.

Guardian Angels Training will provide the necessary competency proformas required to ensure safe and evidenced-based clinical practice following completion of our training courses. This will then allow the Registered Provider to ensure mandatory competency assessments are completed within the workplace by a nominated mentor/supervisor.

If you need further advice regarding competency assessments or if you would like our Registered Nurse Trainers to provide onsite competency assessments then please do contact us.