• Advancing through NewSTEPs

    Advancing through NewSTEPs

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APHL strengthens the role of public health labs in newborn screening and genetic testing and designs strategies to address changes in the field.


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Conferences & Trainingshttps://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=1Conferences & Trainings<img alt="" src="/programs/newborn_screening/PublishingImages/NBS_2010March4_CDCMolecularTrainingGroup.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/training/Pages/default.aspx, http://redesign.dev.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/training/Pages/default.aspx
Quality Assurancehttps://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Quality Assurance<img alt="" src="/programs/newborn_screening/PublishingImages/NBS_IMG_3060_Molecular.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Pages/quality-assurance.aspx, http://redesign.dev.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Pages/quality-assurance.aspx
Molecular Resourceshttps://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Molecular Resources<img alt="" src="/programs/newborn_screening/PublishingImages/NBS_DriedBloodSpots_QA.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Pages/molecular-resources.aspx, http://redesign.dev.aphl.org/programs/newborn_screening/Pages/molecular-resources.aspx

 

 

Hemoglobi- nopathieshttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS_HemoglobinopathyTesting_122015.pdfHemoglobi- nopathiesA guidance document on screening and diagnostic methods for genetically transmitted blood disorders, including an overview of algorithms for testing, reporting and follow-up from US programs.
Newborn Screening Timeliness Surveyhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBSTimelinessSuveyReport_10-2014.pdfNewborn Screening Timeliness SurveySurvey results from laboratory directors and follow-up coordinators on newborn screening programs, with a focus on communication issues, the programs’ ability to generate timely results, and the impact of new technologies on timeliness.
HIT Survey, Newborn Screeninghttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS_HIT_Survey_Report_Nov2014.pdfHIT Survey, Newborn ScreeningThe results of a survey designed to find out the status of implementation of health information technology within newborn screening programs, identify gaps and barriers to implementation, and determine what tools and resources would be helpful.
Newborn Screening Checklist for Legal Actionhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/NBS Legal Checklist 032016_final.pdfNewborn Screening Checklist for Legal ActionChecklist of recommended actions for public health employees in the event of legal action related to a state newborn screening program

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Hemoglobinopathies: Current Practices for Screening, Confirmation and Follow-UpHemoglobinopathies: Current Practices for Screening, Confirmation and Follow-UpPACE or FL Credit is available for this 98-minute archived training webinar, divided into three modules •Module 1 Introduction, History, Specimen Collection •Module 2a Hemoglobinopathy Screening Methods Isoelectric Focusing (IEF), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) • Module 2b Molecular Methods, Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Overall Method Advantages and Limitations • Module 3 Screening and Reporting Algorithms, Quality Assurance, Follow-up Viewers will be eligible to earn 1.5 P.A.C.E.® or Florida continuing education credit hours. In order to receive continuing education credits, viewers will be required to complete the evaluation survey, which is available for completion until May 2017. 2017-05-31T04:00:00Z2017-05-31T04:00:00Zhttps://vimeo.com/channels/1062247, https://vimeo.com/channels/1062247
2017 Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium 2017 Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium September 10 - 13, 2017 in New Orleans, LA2017-09-10T12:00:00Z2017-09-13T21:00:00Zhttps://www.aphl.org/conferences/NBS-Symposiums/Pages/default.aspx, https://www.aphl.org/conferences/NBS-Symposiums/Pages/default.aspx