NewSTEPs Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) National Webinar

Date: October 15, 2020 12:00 pm EDT

In 2011, Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) screening was added to the U.S. Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP). Since then, all 50 states have passed laws or established newborn screening programs, making CCHD screening the standard of care in the U.S. A stakeholder work group including representatives from American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and APHL met in Washington, DC, in 2018 to review the evidence and recommended streamlining the current nationally recommended algorithm. This webinar provides an opportunity to engage and discuss the new recommendations with the authors of a manuscript recently published in PEDIATRICS that contain the recommendations from the stakeholder meeting. Implications for public health programs, rationale for the recommended changes and remaining data collection and educational opportunities will all be addressed.


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