Training for cCHD Screening with information specific to the community setting.


Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the public health implications of cCHD screening



2. Identify the most common types of heart defects that pulse oximetry is used to detect


3. Demonstate the ability to follow the algorithm for cCHD screening

4. Discuss the best practices for screening accuracy



5. Implement cCHD screening in a non-hospital birthing center


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13755, for 2.5 contact hours. This counts as Category I continuing education for NARM renewals. 

Approved for the NARM Midwifery Bridge Certificate, Category 2.



Course curriculum

  • 01
    Part 1: Introduction and Overview
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    • 1.1 Why do we do this?
    • 1.2 The Implementation of a Public Health Measure
    • State by State Regulations
    • Article: Lessons Learned From Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects
    • Article: Critical Congenital Heart Disease Newborn Screening Implementation ~ Lessons Learned
  • 02
    Part 2: Congenital Heart Defects Detectable by Pulse Oximetry
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    • 2.1 Types of Anomalies
    • CDC: Atrial Septal Defect
    • CDC: Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
    • CDC: Coarctation of the Aorta
    • CDC: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
    • CDC: Pulmonary Atresia
    • CDC: Tetralogy of Fallot
    • CDC: Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (TAPVR)
    • CDC: Tricuspid Atresia
    • CDC: dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries (d-TGA)
    • CDC: Truncus Arteriosus
    • CDC: Ventricular Septal Defect
  • 03
    Part 3: Conducting cCHG Pulse Oximetry Screening
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    • 3.1 How To Test, Including Demonstration
    • 3.2 Strategies for Reducing False Positives
    • 3.3 "What if we don't trust that fail?"
    • 3.4 Parental Education, Consent, and Referral Process (if screen is positive)
  • 04
    Part 4: Determining the Results
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    • The two PDFs that follow...
    • Printable PDF of AAP Flowchart/Algorithm
    • Printable PDF of HiveCE Test Results Grid Tool
    • 4.1 Positively Failing
    • 4.2 Using The Algorithm
    • Link to Online Toolkit
    • Articles
  • 05
    Part 5: From Theory to Reality
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    • 5.1 Are you high? Perhaps in need of an altitude adjustment?
    • 5.2 Considerations for Early Discharge
    • 5.3 Timing of the Test within Community Midwifery Care
    • 5.4 Scenarios
    • Articles
  • 06
    Part 6: Financial Considerations
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    • 6.1 Cost
    • 6.2 Insurance Reimbursement
  • 07
    Part 7: Putting It All Together
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    • 7.1 The Big Picture
    • 7.2 Useful Websites
    • Questions?
  • 08
    Post-Test and CE Certificate
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    • Link To Post-Test (will automatically generate CA Board of Nursing CE Certificate)
  • 09
    BONUS SECTION: Results and analysis of October 2018 Survey
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    • Survey Results and Analysis
    • Comments from the October 2018 Survey
  • Instructor(s)

    Instructor Bio:

    Pat has enjoyed over thirty years of caring for newborns and their families. She received her BSN from the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center, her NNP certification from South Dakota State University, and her Masters of Nursing with an Education Specialty and DNP from Walden University. Her current job entails providing clinical support for the 10,000+ newborns of Legacy Health in the Portland Oregon area, including the Tele-Baby Program for remote leadership of neonatal resuscitation. She has received the honor of March of Dimes Distinguished Nurse of the Year for 2015. Away from work, Pat enjoys opportunities to teach newborn care to health care staff abroad, most recently training NRP instructors and STABLE Program instructors in Vietnam.

    Pat Scheans DNP, NNP-BC

    Doctor of Nursing Practice

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Reviews

  • By Barbara Parker

    “The content had new information, good review of known, and was in a well organized, easy to access format.”

    “The content had new information, good review of known, and was in a well organized, easy to access format.”

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  • By Brindie Bishop

    “I found it very helpful in getting familiar with pulse oximetry screening. I now better understand why we are doing the screening, how it is improving outcomes for babies with CCHD, and how it is not invasive and is very simple.”

    “I found it very helpful in getting familiar with pulse oximetry screening. I now better understand why we are doing the screening, how it is improving outcomes for babies with CCHD, and how it is not invasive and is very simple.”

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