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On Demand June 20, 2019

Newborn Pulse Oximetry Screening to Detect Critical Congenital Heart Defects

Broadcast Date: June 20, 2019 | 1 hour
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Carlo Handouts (6 pages)
Montgomery Handouts (6 pages)

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Post-Conference Materials

Sheet (1 page)
Evaluation (1 page)
Social Worker Test (1 page)

Program Overview

Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, affecting more than 7,000 babies born in the United States every year. Critical Congenital Heart Disease is a group of the most serious heart disorders present at birth that results in a wide range of problems with the heart structure and function. Newborn screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects is a tool that can identify some of the babies with these disorders, so that they can receive prompt care and treatment to prevent disability and death.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, laboratory staff, and other healthcare professionals

Contact Hours

Nurses 1 hour, Social Workers 1 hour

Contact for Technical Assistance

Call 334-206-5618 or email ALPHTN.

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