Proper Completion and Understanding of Completing Death Certificates Using ERDS
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All healthcare professionals will benefit from this activity
- Discuss the proper way to fill out a death certificate
- Describe how to correctly identify the cause of death
- Review the Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS)
Catherine Watson, DNP, CRNP
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Critical Care Medicine/Intensivist Department
Karin Wickwire, DNP, CRNP, SANE-A, SANE-P
CRNP/Forensic Coordinator, Departments of Emergency & Critical Care Medicine--UPMC Hamot
CRNP, Division of Child Advocacy, Erie CARE Clinic--UPMC Children’s Hospital
President, Pennsylvania Chapter of the IAFN
IAFN Board of Directors, Director at Large
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The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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A maximum of .25 nursing contact hours will be awarded. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.
OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
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- 0.25 AAPA Category I CME
- 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.25 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 0.25 Attendance