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APHL sponsors education and training programs in multiple formats to accommodate the demanding schedules of professionals in biochemical genetic testing and newborn screening. Webinars and workshops – presented live and then archived examine screening platforms and methodologies, clinical aspects of newborn screening disorders and related policy issues, among other topics.

All APHL newborn screening and genetics testing workshops and webinars offer continuing education credits.

The following materials from APHL newborn screening and genetics webinars and workshops are provided free for your review. 

Please contact Funke Akinsola, specialist, Newborn Screening & Genetics, for assistance with training materials and programs.

2012 MMWR: Good Lab Practices for Biochemical Genetic Testing and Newborn Screening for Inherited Metabolic Disorders

Laboratory professionals working in biochemical genetic testing or newborn screening laboratories who are looking for CE opportunities are encouraged to read the 2012 MMWR Recommendation and Reports: Good Laboratory Practices for Biochemical Genetic Testing and Newborn Screening for Inherited Metabolic Disorders and take a post-test to document knowledge gained and earn CEs.

The document can be used to prepare for an upcoming accreditation or laboratory certification inspection, strengthen a laboratory's quality improvement program, and assist in developing a competency testing plan for staff. Learn more​.​​