# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354730

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain how to assist with postmortem care.

Definition

Explanation should include following the steps of postmortem care:
  • Use PPE during the procedure.
  • Use each item included in the postmortem kit.
  • Prepare the body according to facility guidelines.
  • Know the psychological aspects of death and dying.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is postmortem care done?
  • What information is needed before postmortem care is performed?
  • In the facility where you work, what is the procedure for postmortem care? How would you assist?

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