Course Summary:

This online Short Course is designed to provide you as a health clinician with an introduction to the Coronial System in Queensland, including what constitutes a reportable death, police investigations, autopsies and the procedure for inquests.

Reference is made to the  Queensland Coroners Act 2003. 

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Gain an understanding of the Coronial system in Australia, and in particular with reference to Queensland legislation
  2. Identify criteria for a reportable death and by whom
  3. Outline the process for coronial deaths to be reported and investigated
  4. Distinguish the different types of autopsies undertaken by the Coroner
  5. Understand the process and purpose of an inquest.

Assessment:  Online Quiz

Fee:  $45

Duration:  2 hours

CPD Hours: 2 hours

Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode:  Online

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au