Webinar: Out of Hospital Newborn Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening
This webinar emphasizes the importance of screening all infants for the potential presence of critical congenital heart defects and provides information on how to screen, how to interpret results and how to develop a model screening policy for your practice.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Provide two reasons why parents should participate in CCHD screening
  • Demonstrate proficiency in interpreting results of a pulse ox screening using an algorithm
  • Describe two components of a model CCHD screening policy
  • Demonstrate proficiency in when to refer a baby for rescreening or further evaluation

Guest Speakers:

  • Jennifer Macdonald, MPH, BSN, RN – Manager, Newborn Screening & Birth Defects Surveillance Programs Manager at Virginia Department of Health
  • Elizabeth Mikula, MSN, RN – Division Vice President of Quality, HCA Healthcare
  • Degra Nofsinger, BA, CPM – Luna Midwifery
  • Kim Pekin, BS, CPM – Clinical Director, Premier Birth Center Chantilly

Learning Method and Medium:

Learners participate in this webinar by completing a pre-test, completing the video, and completing the post-test. The course will open in a new tab – to exit the course, simply close that tab.

This publication and website is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $12,287,553. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

Purchase grants one learner one year’s access to lessons and quizzes (access expires 365 days from date of course activation).

Additional Details
  • Estimated time to complete: 1 hour
  • Credit/contact hours: 1.0 hours
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Accessible for 1 Year