NAME Newborn Screening for Inherited Disorders of Metabolism
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING Aware
CONTACT HOURS 1
COURSE DESCRIPTION

All states have newborn screening (NBS) programs, but many practitioners are unaware of what disorders their state/territory screens for via NBS. Additionally, despite newborn screening having existed for 50 years, many parents are unaware of this life-saving health service. This course will enable the learner to describe a general overview of the history of newborn screening, discuss the expansion of newborn screening and testing methodologies, and understand the scope of newborn screening and the role of healthcare providers. CEUs: Nursing 0.8 hour; Social Work 0.8 hour. Please note: non-ADPH employees must pay a $17.50 fee to obtain CEU certificate.


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