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Verification of Expected Adult Death



At the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Understand the theoretical component of verification of expected adult death training incorporating clinical signs of death.
  • Know how to apply knowledge and skills gained from the session to verify an expected death in the community setting.
  • Progress from session to complete the verification of expected adult death competency workbook and practical observed practice.
  • Following competency achievement the participants will be able to provide a continuous and less fragmented approach to care for deceased patients and their families.


Intended Audience

Community and Hospital based Qualified Health Care Professionals. Please note that all training delivered in St Benedict’s Hospice is based on local policies and procedures.

Dates & Times



5 February 2020


CANCELLED - 23 April 2020


10 September 2020


20 November 2020




St Benedict's Hospice & Centre for Specialist Palliative Care, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0NY



£40.00 per person or free to South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust staff members and can be booked through OLM/Oracle. 

How to Book

South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust Staff Members - Click Here to log onto Oracle/OLM and book your place 

External Staff - please download the booking form (PDF format or Word Format) and return to

If you would like further information on this course please do not hesitate to contact Sophie Monaghan, Education Coordinator on Tel: 0191 512 8437 or Email: