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Training for Coroners and Medical Examiners

EDRS Training for Coroners and Medical Examiners – Offered by PA's Bureau of Health Statistics and Registries, this interactive webinar connects you directly to one of our staff who will walk you through the data entry process when using EDRS and answer questions you may have.

To register for a webinar, please contact us by phone at 1-800-323-9613 or by email at RA-DHBHSRMAINLINE@pa.gov.  If registering by email, please include the following information:

  • Your name and title
  • Your email address and phone number
  • Your county
  • Number of employees from your office participating in the webinar
  • Date and time of session you'd like to attend

Webinars generally last about one hour and are designed to be interactive.  Below is a list of upcoming webinar dates.

Day of the WeekDateTime
TuesdayNovember 24, 202010:00 am
TuesdayDecember 1, 202010:00 am
TuesdayDecember 8, 202010:00 am
TuesdayDecember 15, 202010:00 am

Guidance for Certifying Deaths Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Offered by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this web-based training module provides an overview of the importance of mortality data, discusses NCHS guidance provided to clinicians who may need to certify a death involving COVID-19, and presents a summary of COVID-19 surveillance through the NVSS.  Please visit CDC's course web-based for completed details including how to obtain CE credits.  https://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/calls/2020/callinfo_041620.asp

Improving Cause of Death ReportingOffered by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this web-based training module is designed to increase knowledge and improve the competency of those who certify the cause of death.  Please visit CDC's course web-based for completed details including how to obtain CE credits.  https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/improving_cause_of_death_reporting.htm

List of Courses Approved by the Pennsylvania Coroners Education Board – For a current listing of courses approved by the Board, visit the Board's web page at https://www.attorneygeneral.gov/pennsylvania-state-coroners-education-board/.