Assessment of Dying Phase and After-death Care

This session focuses on the critical aspects of the holistic assessment of a dying patient, including the patient€™s family and carers. It describes the procedures following death and the potential impact that such deaths have on professional carers.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Association of Palliative Medicine

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  1. Recognise the clues which signal the start of the dying phase
  2. Describe the critical aspects of assessment of a dying person, including the patient€™s family and carers
  3. Outline how to assess and meet the immediate needs of the deceased patient and bereaved people after death
  4. Recognise the potential impact of the death on professional carers

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.