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We offer a variety of training options for NC DETECT.

  • User guides are available after logging into NC DETECT. Look for the user guide links at the top of the Reports page.
  • Users can schedule one-on-one customized training at no charge. These are typically conducted via webinar.  Please contact us at to schedule a session.
  • Links to recorded webinars and training videos are posted below.

Recorded Webinars and Training Videos

Predesigned Dashboards (March 16, 2022)

This 10-minute video provides an overview of the predesigned dashboards now available at

Training Webinar (February 8, 2022)

This 26-minute video provides an overview of using the emergency department visit data in NC DETECT for overdose surveillance, with specific examples using the Line Listing, Graph Generator, Table Generator, and Peer County reports available at

Training Webinar (November 3, 2021)

This 35-minute video provides an overview of the Graph Generator, Table Generator and updates to the Line Listing report available at The Graph Generator is covered starting at the 2:45 mark, the Table Generator at the 18:05 mark and the Line Listing updates at the 28:15 mark.

Graph Generator (October 26, 2021)

This 10-minute video provides an overview of the Graph Generator available at This report allows authorized users to generate time series graphs and bar graphs across multiple years, with multiple options for grouping and stratifying the output.

Introduction to the upgraded NC DETECT Web Application (Updated August 27, 2021)

This 8-minute video introduces the upgraded NC DETECT Web application and features available in the Line Listing report. Additional functionality and training videos will be added to the new application in the coming months.

Using NC DETECT for Motor Vehicle Crash Injury Surveillance (February 16, 2021)

This 40-minute webinar shares tips on using emergency department and EMS data from NC DETECT for motor vehicle crash injury surveillance and also provides a brief overview of the North Carolina Crash Injury Surveillance System (NC-CISS). Note: The NC-CISS portion of this webinar was supported supported by the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control of the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) under award number CE16-1602. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.

NC DETECT Overdose Surveillance Updates (November 20, 2019)

This 30-minute webinar shares overdose surveillance updates. Topics include the customizable dashboards, new overdose indicators available for EMS data, and how epidemiologists at the NC Division of Public Health Injury and Violence Prevention Branch are using the NC DETECT annotation reports to review overdose clusters.

NC DETECT Customizable Dashboards (June 10, 2019)

This 5-minute training video shares the latest features of the Customizable Dashboards.

NC DETECT Syndrome Line Listing Report (April 24, 2019)

This 13-minute training video describes the features of the Syndrome Line Listing report, with a focus on emergency department data.

NC DETECT Custom Event Line Listing Report (April 22, 2019)

This 15-minute training video describes the features of the Custom Event Line Listing report.

NC DETECT Search Feature (April 10, 2019)

This 3-minute training video shows how to use the NC DETECT Search Feature to find the report that has your indicator of interest.

NC DETECT Overview (November 15, 2018)

This recorded webinar (approximately 48 minutes) provides an overview of NC DETECT and Web application functionality, including data sources, dashboards and line listing reports.