# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 2134396692

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify a nurse's responsibilities associated with the death of a client.


Identification should include
  • agencies that provide assistance
  • importance of nurse to family and significant others
  • advance directives
  • postmortem care
  • cultural considerations.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What agencies provide assistance to the terminally ill, and what services does each provide?
  • Why is a nurse important to the family of a dying client?
  • What are advance directives associated with death, including living wills, organ donations, coroner's case, and death certificates?
  • Who pronounces death in the United States?
  • What are the steps in postmortem care?
  • Who needs to be notified of the death of a client?
  • What is brain death, and how does it differ from death of the body?

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