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Understanding when and how to report a death to the Coroner

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
On-demand

On-demand recorded 26 Aug 2020

Not all deaths need to be reported to the Coroner, but which ones should? This webinar will provide an update on recent legislative changes to the Coroners Act 2009 (NSW) and explain in what circumstances GPs should issue a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death or report a death to the Coroner. It will also provide an overview of the broader coronial system, including what happens after a death has been reported to the Coroner. We will also provide you with sources of further information and support.

Learning outcomes

  • Determine when a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death should be issued for a death
  • Identify deaths which should be reported to the Coroner, in accordance with obligations under the Coroners Act 2009 (NSW)
  • Source support and guidance on completing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death, reporting a death to the Coroner and advice on the coronial process

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Presenters

Magistrate Derek Lee

Deputy State Coroner

Dr Lené Burger

Forensic Pathologist, Forensic and Analytical Science Service, NSW Health Pathology

Dianna Inmon

Clinical Nurse Consultant, Forensic Medicine Newcastle, NSW Health Pathology

Type
Delivery
Title
Understanding when and how to report a death to the Coroner
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Oncology, Palliative care
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
Duration
On-demand
Price
Free
Location
Online
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