Until now, death certificates could only be obtained in the district where the death occurred. The new digital system for funeral directors and embalmers will come into effect in the first week of August. Medical certification for doctors will be introduced in October. VRISM will further develop the “birth module”. EDRS Guide for Funeral Homes Funeral Home Training Video EDRS Funeral Directors Guide to Printing and Searching Records in VRISM VRISM – Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS) Manual Office of Vital Records Attn: Birth Registration 710 James Robertson Parkway Andrew Johnson Tower, 1st Floor Nashville, TN 37243 Instructor: Toni Y. .