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Training for Medical Professionals

Disasters and the Death Certificate:  Certifying Deaths in Pennsylvania – October 6, 2020 at 1 pm EST.  Offered by the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium, this two-hour seminar covers information on the medical portion of the report of death, including how to fill it out accurately and completely, and when a medical professional should refer the case to a coroner/ME.  The training kicks off with the State Registrar providing an overview of Death Registration in Pennsylvania.  Coroners from Lycoming and Montour county then walk medical certifiers through the death reporting process which includes several case studies.  The training ends with a specific focus on how to report deaths attributed to a human-induced or natural disaster.  This training is pending for 2.0 CME/CNE credits.

EDRS Training for Medical Professionals – 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
  • Name of the licensed healthcare facility you represent
  • Number of employees from your facility 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
MondaySeptember 28, 20202:00 pm
WednesdaySeptember 30, 20202:00 pm
FridayOctober 2, 20202:00 pm
MondayOctober 5, 20202:00 pm
WednesdayOctober 7, 20202:00 pm
FridayOctober 9, 20202:00 pm
​Tuesday​October 13, 2020
​10:00 am - Reserved for HCR ManorCare Region 2
​Tuesday​October 27, 2020
​10:00 am  - Reserved for HCR ManorCare Region 2


EDRS Training for Facility Account Managers
– Offered by PA's Bureau of Health Statistics and Registries, this interactive webinar connects provides instruction on how facility account managers manage user accounts at their locations.   

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
  • Name of the licensed healthcare facility you represent
  • Number of employees from your facility participating in the webinar
  • Date and time of session you'd like to attend
Day of the WeekDateTime
TuesdaySeptember 29, 20203:30 pm
TuesdayOctober 6, 202010:30 am
TuesdayOctober 13, 20203:30 pm
TuesdayOctober 20, 202010:30 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