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Thursday October 19th 2017

Death of a Child Part III: Notification


In the third and final installment of Death of a Child we discuss how our focus of care shifts from the child to the family.

Join Dr. Patricia Cantwell, Scott Kier, Daniel McGuire, and Kyle David Bates as they discuss how to approach the family, possible reactions that you may encounter, and the concept of “Leave no Trace” when dealing with an out-of-hospital death of a child.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of the podcast, the learner will be able to:

  1. Perform a self-check regarding how they feel about death.
  2. Discuss death notification techniques.
  3. Discuss possible reactions by the survivors.


Under Standing Grief and Mourning

Grief and Loss

ATSM grieving

CISM Death Notify card

A special thank you goes to Dan for these references. If you have more questions about death notification or CISM please contact Dan.


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