141st APHA Annual Meeting

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One state at a time: Newborn screening from the state perspective

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Scott Shone, PhD , Department of Highways, New Jersey, NJ

Learning Areas:
Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related nursing
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe how newborn screening is done in the US. Explain current challenges and opportunities states face going into the next 50 years of screening. Discuss how programs work to ensure quality and how health information technology is aiding in information transfer.

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