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610-13 Enhance the Quality of Follow-Up Services for Newborn Screening

Event Code: 588-610-13
Event Type: Webinar


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Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) & Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)

Program Date
December 11, 2013

Program Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (ET)

Registration Fee
$195.00/site includes one connection to the live webinar plus unlimited access to the archived webcast for six months.

Registration Deadline
December 9, 2013

This webinar will focus on the steps and essential elements of follow-up activities in any successful newborn screening (NBS) system. This comprehensive educational session will discuss short-term follow-up (STFU) and long-term follow-up (LTFU) steps, as well as cutoff points with their primary participants. Guidance for addressing follow-up results will also be provided.

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Define the beginning and end of STFU and LTFU.
  • List the differences between blood spot and point-of-care screening follow-up.
  • List the six primary participants involved in NBS follow-up.

Judith Tuerck, RN, MS
Oregon State Public Health Laboratory, Hillsboro, OR

Who Should Attend
This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory, nursing and other professionals working in newborn screening.

Continuing Education Credit
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. Participants who successfully complete each program will be awarded 1.0 contact hours. P.A.C.E.® is accepted by all licensure states except Florida. APHL is a Florida approved CE provider; each course has been approved for 1.0 contact hours for Florida Laboratory Licensees.
To receive continuing education credit, you must view the program and complete the online evaluation by January 11, 2014.

Site Registration
Registration fee per site: $195 includes one connection to the live webinar plus unlimited access to the archived webcast for six months.

Select a site facilitator who can receive all communication via email.

Site facilitator must register online at www.aphl.org/clsi. Having difficulty with the online registration process? Please email registrar@aphl.org or call 240.485.2727 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM ET.

After your facility’s registration is confirmed, the site facilitator will receive all necessary instructions and paperwork via email.

For program content information, please email webinar@aphl.org.

You may pay online using a credit card. If you would like to pay by check, please request a registration form from the APHL Registrar at 240.485.2727. Send a check made out to "APHL" to APHL Registrar PO Box 79117, Baltimore, MD, 21279-0117. Be sure to attach a registration form and include the number of the course on the check. If no registration form is received your check will be deposited but you may not be registered for the course or get a confirmation notice. We do not accept purchase orders. We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations.

Special Needs Information
Individuals seeking special accommodations should submit their request in writing to customersupport@aphl.org. Please allow sufficient time for APHL / NLTN to make arrangements, which is normally at least three weeks prior to start date of the course. For more information call 800.536.6586 / 800.536.NLTN.


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