Central Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association

Breaking News: NPs in Alabama Completing Death Certificates

Posted 8 months ago by Susan Appel

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Do not miss NPAA 12th Annual Conference Friday September 14th session entitled,

” Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners as Medical Certifiers on the Alabama Death Certificate.”

As a direct result of the passing of NPAA’s sponsored new Signature Authority bill, the NPs of Alabama can now complete death certificates. Attend and learn how to:

  1. Correctly complete the Cause-of-Death Section of the Death Certificate as mandated by the National Center for Health Statistics, CDC.
  2. Implement guidelines on completing the certifier's portion of the Alabama Death Certificate                b. electronic death certificates
  3.                 a. paper death certificates
  4. Register for the Electronic Death Registration Systems (EVERS).