Giving Careers Education
Information Only: Update on Newborn Screening
Dr. Alice Basinger addresses the implications of expanded newborn screening, false positive and negative test results, and resources available after confirming a positive screen.

Learner Objectives:
  • Describe the technique of expanded newborn screening and in sampling of biochemical pathways
  • Identify situations in which a false positive or false negative newborn screening may occur
  • Explain the resources available to help with confirmatory testing and diagnosis after a positive screen
Audience: Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Healthcare Professionals
Release Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Retire Date: Saturday, February 23, 2013
Course Materials:
Alice Basinger, MD
Cook Children's Health Care System
Fort Worth, Texas

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