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Understanding when and how to report a death to the Coroner Members login for free access About RACGP online events

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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 26 Aug 2020

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Email: NSW&ACT Events
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Understanding when and how to report a death to the Coroner

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

  1. Determine when a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death should be issued for a death
  2. Identify deaths which should be reported to the Coroner, in accordance with obligations under the Coroners Act 2009 (NSW)
  3. 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

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

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