Newborn Screening: A Long Way From PKU

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Identify the 34 core conditions recommended for inclusion on mandatory state screening by the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children.
2. Identify state specific expanded screening of secondary disorders applicable to your practice.
3. Utilize the published ACTion sheets and algorithms published by the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics to guide next steps when an abnormal result is received.
4. Implement evidence-based recommendations with regard to newborn pulse oximetry screening and screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
09/26/2021

Robert J. Ostrander, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Rural Medical Scholars Program/RMED, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY; AAFP Organizational Representative to the HHS Advisory Committee on Heritable Diseases of Newborns and Children; Private Practice, Valley View Family Practice Associates, Rushville, New York

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
09/26/2021
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