Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening

Credit: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

Credit Fee: Free for the first 40 participants.

Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, PAs, Residents, Students, Certified Nurse  Midwives, and Professional (home birth) Midwives.

Following completion of this web course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the public health significance of CCHD in West Virginia
  • List the requirements for universal CCHD screening and data entry with WV Birth Score database
  • Summarize the anatomy and physiology of fetal circulation and transition to extrauterine function as it relates to CCHD
  • Differentiate common critical congenital heart defects identifiable through pulse oximetry.
  • Describe ways to avoid common mistakes performing the screening  review of technique and common mistakes.
  • Interpret the CCHD Algorithm
  • Discuss evaluation of neonates with positive screening in WV including the use of telemedicine.

Take the course

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