Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening

July 5, 2016
December 31, 2019
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Credit Fee
Free for the first 40 participants
Target Audience
Physicians, Nurses, PAs, Residents, Students, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Professional (home birth) Midwives

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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.

Instructions: Participants who are not WVU Faculty or Staff: you will fill out your name, email address, and phone number and SOLE will automatically email you a password. Check your spam and junk box, as the password email is occasionally marked junk or spam. Once you have your password, you will log in at with your full email address (i.e. and the password from the email.