The Vital Records and Their Administration training will be hosted by NAPHSIS and the Division of Vital Statistics within the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). This course will provide a good foundation for staff new to vital records. 


Audience: Staff new to vital records and health statistics and staff needing a refresher.


Objectives: After this workshop, attendees will have:

  • solid foundation of vital records history

  • understanding of the purpose/mission of NCHS and NAPHSIS

  • basic knowledge of vital records operations

  • understanding of the various legal aspects of vital records

  • knowledge about fraud detection and ensuring confidential information is protected

  • information on where to go for resources available from NCHS and NAPHSIS

  • established contacts in other jurisdictions for future networking and consultation

2021 Vital Records and Their Administration

March 15-17