Nursing CPD Institute

Coronial Obligations

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 06 January 2020
This session aims to give Nurses insight and confidence to proceed with legal obligations.

“Recognise the requirements for reportable deaths”

Course Content

When a request for coronial information or an inquest is planned this inevitably causes anxiety among health staff.

Unanticipated death and the legal requirements relating to such deaths need to be understood and procedures followed.

This session aims to give Nurses insight and confidence to proceed with legal obligations.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the role of the coroner
  • Recognise the requirements for reportable deaths
  • Explore the health-related issues that may affect our work as Nurses
  • Apply the Coronial legislation to relevant decision making

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