A Physician’s Guide to the Illinois Vital Records System (IVRS)
Non-ISMS members: $75.00
ISMS members: Free
The Illinois Vital Records System (IVRS) is the Illinois Department of Public Health's system for electronic birth and death certificate origination and registration. IVRS allows for multiple users to simultaneously process birth and death data 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from any computer with an internet connection. Along with faster registration of death certificates, IVRS allows eliminates the need to track down medical certifiers for signatures, streamlining the death certification process for everyone involved.
Join ISMS and Dan Pippin, IVRS Program Manager, to hear how your participation in IVRS can improve the death certification process.
At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Recognize the importance of participation in the Illinois Vital Records System (IVRS)
- Describe how to request an IVRS user ID and how to use that ID to register a site in IVRS
- Discuss a user’s role in IVRS
- Identify common mistakes to avoid when certifying cause-of-death
All faculty, content reviewers and planners who have had input into or contributed to the content have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial entities that may have an impact on the activity.
ISMS members and their staff
The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this internet activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Illinois Nurse Practice Act rules deem CME credit provided by approved sponsors as acceptable to fulfill nursing continuing education requirements for licensure. Nurses may claim one contact hour per unit of CME in the state of Illinois.
The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and health care providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.
IVRS Program Manager
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Participation Credit
ISMS member cost: Free
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