Save the Date(s): Timeboxing & upcoming RCKMS Content Release!
Greetings RCKMS Users! Please note some upcoming important dates: Thursday, June 1 at 3-4 pm ET: RCKMS Educational Session – Timeboxing Use Cases The RCKMS Administrators will present an educational session to prepare users for the upcoming initial release supporting timeboxing in RCKMS. During this session, we will walk through specific eICR scenarios to identify how timeboxing will impact reportability to public health. Please join us! Thursday, June 8 at 3-4 pm ET: RCKMS Office Hours Session – Timeboxing The RCKMS Administrators will hold an Office Hours session to train users on the upcoming timeboxing feature in RCKMS. This session will include an overview of how timeboxing works, along with a demonstration of timebox-related changes in the RCKMS Authoring Tool.
New Conditions added to the RCKMS Authoring Tool
Greetings RCKMS Users, On Monday, July 11, 2022, 40 new conditions from the June 2022 Content Release were added to the RCKMS Authoring Tool. Additionally, new versions of 16 previously released conditions were made available for jurisdiction adoption. Note that CSTE previously released an updated version of Monkeypox and new Orthopoxvirus Disease reporting specifications on June 14, 2022. With this release, there are now 173 conditions (84 nationally notifiable and 89 non-notifiable conditions) available in the tool for jurisdiction use. Please see the in-tool release notifications for a summary of in-tool updates. For more details about the new and updated content, please see the CSTE RCKMS Content Release announcement sent on June 15, 2022 (email attached). Please see below for
New Conditions Available for Authoring and Upcoming Office Hours
On Monday, February 14, 2022, 24 new conditions from the January 2022 Content Release were added to the RCKMS Authoring Tool. Additionally, new versions of 38 previously released conditions were made available for jurisdiction adoption. With this release, there are now 132 conditions (83 nationally notifiable and 49 non-notifiable conditions) available in the tool for jurisdiction use. Please visit the Content Repository to review reporting specification Word documents and guidance documents. Please see the in-tool release notifications for a summary of in-tool updates. A complete list of conditions available in RCKMS and release notes are available here. Authoring: Authoring on the RCKMS production environment for the newly released conditions and new versions of previously released default content is now available.
Now Available: RCKMS Training Course!
The Reportable Conditions Knowledge Management System (RCKMS) Authoring Tool training e-learning course provides foundational knowledge on how to use and navigate the RCKMS Authoring Tool. Visit the CSTE Learn site (learn.cste.org) to get started! Registration on CSTE Learn is required to view the RCKMS trainings!
Missed an Office Hours Session?
If you missed a Fall 2021 Authoring Support Office Hours Session, don’t worry! We provided the most recent session recordings below! Session 1: October 28, 2021 Session 2: November 16, 2021 Session 3: December 2, 2021 The next office hours session will be on Tuesday, December 14, 4:00 PM ET. Check out the office hours schedule for future session dates.