DPH: ConnVRS Training

Training and Education Resources
ConnVRS and the 2003 Revision of the Birth Certificate
 
 

User Resources:

 

How to update your ConnVRS password:  Connvrs Expired Passwords.docx  
 
 
Training Resources:
 

City and Town Clerks

Staff will attend in-person trainings on the new electronic birth registry system, ConnVRS.   Please contact Katie in Vital Records at 860-509-7960 for more information.

 

Hospital Birth Registrars

Birth registrars and HIM staff will attend in-person training for the new electronic birth registry system, ConnVRS.  Prior to in-person training:

  • Staff should become familiar with the Mother's Worksheet and Facility Worksheet.
  • Staff should complete the Medical Provider Training Course . 
    • Non-medical providers do not need to register for the course through CT-Train.  The above link provides direct access to the course.
    • The course takes approximately two hours to complete. 
    • A Summary Fact Sheet for the Medical Provider Training Course highlights many important points of the course.
    • Access to the Training Course requires Adobe Flash. 
    • If using a mobile device without Flash, you can access CT-Train (www.ct.train.org) through a mobile app that supports Flash.  Puffin is a free app that supports the latest Flash Engine over the cloud for iPad, iPhone and Android devices. 
Please contact Carol in Vital Records at 860-509-7950 if you need more information. 
If you have problems accessing the CT-Train website:
    • You may need to update some software, such as Java. 
    • On the CT-Train homepage, click on HELP located above the login window.  Then click TEST YOUR ENVIRONMENT then RUN TEST.  This may identify if your computer lacks the CT-Train system requirements or needs updating of Java or Flash Player. 
    • For technical issues with logging into CT-Train, please contact Danny White at 860-509-7557.   
 
Medical Providers
Clinicians and providers will be trained using an on-line course.  Each medical provider is expected to complete this course through CT-Train to confirm that he or she has completed the course and is prepared to use the New Connecticut Birth Certificate that went into effect on January 1, 2016.

 

The Medical Provider Training Course is available on CT-Train. 
  • The course ID is 1060087.
  • Instructions on how to set up at CT-Train account.
  • Access to the Training Course requires Adobe Flash. 
    • If using a mobile device without Flash, you can access CT-Train (www.ct.train.org) through a mobile app that supports Flash.  Puffin is a free app that supports the latest Flash Engine over the cloud for iPad, iPhone and Android devices. 
  • The course takes less than two hours to complete.
  • We recommend that you print a hard copy of the Facility_Worksheet for reference when viewing the 4th module of the course that covers the individual items on the birth certificate.
  • The course will end with a post-test.
  • A Summary Fact Sheet for the Medical Provider Training Course highlights many important points of the course.
 
 

Educational Resources:

 

CDC: The Birth Certificate Goes National

Connecticut transitions to the new certificate.

 

Quality of the Birth Certificate's Medical and Health Data Is of Major Concern

This study shows wide variation in the quality of birth registry data.  Differences in data quality, as compared with hospital medical records, were evident by item, and often, by state and by hospital.

 





Content Last Modified on 4/3/2017 11:41:35 AM