2022-25 Wisconsin Newborn Screening (NBS) Program: An Introduction
Did you know? Not all parent/guardians are notified of their infants' NBS results and/or needed referrals that were made/completed. This puts infants at risk. This activity is intended for pediatric clinicians who wish to improve their understanding of the NBS process, NBS rates, communication of NBS results with parent/guardians and making appropriate referrals. This activity was created by geneticists, genetic counselors, pediatricians, public health representatives and parents.
MD, DO, RN, APRN, LPN, PA, Midwives, Genetic Counselors, Phlebotomists
Participants completing this CME module will be able to:
- Describe the Wisconsin Newborn Screening (NBS) program, including what conditions are included.
- Provide education to families about the NBS process and the difference between a screen and a diagnostic test.
- Define possible NBS results, identify when further action is required and identify resources for providers and families.
- Communicate with families about NBS results and next steps following borderline and positive results.
Course Director, Content Developer
Sara Zoran, MS, CGC
Medical Genetics Clinic, Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Planner, Content Developer
Mei Baker, MD
Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Director, Newborn Screening Laboratory
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
Planner, Content Developer, Reviewer
Wanda Meeteer, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC
Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Planner, Content Developer
Jessica Scott Schwoerer, MD
Department of Pediatrics, Genetics Division, Medical College of Wisconsin
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the speakers/presenters, authors, committee members, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE). In addition, speakers/presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.
For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.
*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by, or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.
|Name||Role||Financial Relationship Disclosures||Discussion of|
Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses of
Drugs/Devices in Presentation?
|Mei Baker||Planner, Speaker/Author||No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose||No|
|Wanda Meeteer||Planner, Speaker/Author, Reviewer||No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose||No|
|Jessica Scott Schwoerer||Planner, Speaker/Author||Acer Therapeutics (Independent Contractor - Consultant)||No|
|Sara Zoran||Course Director, Planner, Speaker/Author||No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose||No|
|In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.|
Credit Designation Statements
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 ANCC contact hours.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.075 CEUs or .75 hour.
American Board of Internal Medicine
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to .75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
American Board of Pediatrics
Successful completion of this CME activity, which included participation in the activity, with individual assessment of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn .75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
- 0.75 MOC: ABIM Medical Knowledge Points (Part II)
- 0.75 MOC: ABP Lifelong Learning Points (Part II)
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.75 ANCC Contact Hours
- 0.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
- 0.75 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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