Cause of death certificate (QLD) workshop

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The 12 July 2024 session will now be held virtually (online via Zoom).

12 July 2024

Virtual (Online via Zoom meetings)


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About the course

This program increases doctors’ understanding of Cause of Death Certificates in Queensland. It examines the legislation surrounding reporting cause of death, a guided tour of the Cause of Death Certificate, and interactive workshops. Participants can increase their confidence in completing Cause of Death Certificates and improve their understanding of when and how to report to the Coroner as well as situations when a Cause of Death Certificate should not be written.

Learning outcomes

Participants will:

1. Produce an accurate cause of death certificate that follows a logical progression or sequence of disease processes.
2. Identify which deaths are to be reported to a coroner.
3. Demonstrate how to report a death to a coroner.
4. Determine when a cause of death certificate can be issued where natural causes is the probable cause of death.

Who should attend?

Health care professionals who work in Queensland. If you do not work in Queensland, please contact us prior to registering to attend.

Download the program

The following is a draft program, subject to change closer to the date:


IMPORTANT UPDATE: Virtual - online via Zoom. Instructions are sent to attendees after registration.


AUD $300 ACLM members (inc. GST) | AUD $400 Non-members (inc. GST)


Dr Adam Griffin - ACLM President & Course Facilitator

Dr Gary Hall - Senior Forensic Medicine, FACLM

Dr Katherine Robinson - Senior Forensic Medicine, FACLM

Jessica Lambert - Coronial Registrar, Coroners Court of Queensland

CPD Information

ACLM CPD Program recognition:
7.5 hours, Relevant to Legal or Forensic Medicine

CPD home submissions:
The following allocations are suggested by ACLM and will be shown on the attendance certificate. It is up to the attendee to check that the activity meets their own CPD home’s requirements and to allocate the activity type according to their CPD home’s guidelines.

Educational Activity: 2.5 hours
Reviewing Performance: 5 hours (-2 hours if pre- and post-course activities not submitted)
Total: 7.5 hours (adjusted as per above depending on pre/post-course activities)

Program Level Requirements met:
 - Maintaining and developing professionalism
 - Maintaining and developing ethical practice

RACGP CPD Program recognition:
This Activity No. 407498 has been allocated 7.5 CPD hours in the RACGP 2023-25 CPD Program. If you have any concerns about this activity, you may submit a GP Feedback form to the RACGP.

Adjustments to allocated hours:
The pre- and post-course activities are optional for all attendees, however your Certificate of Completion will show adjusted CPD hours if you did not submit the activities.


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Cancellation policy

A refund less $100 administration fee will be provided for all cancellations received at least 14 days prior to the course start date. Any cancellations after this point will be non-refundable.

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