Newborn Screening Virtual Education Series: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST
Overview, Target Audience and Learner Outcome
This activity, designed for the primary care providers and interdisciplinary healthcare teams will
include a review of current newborn screening disorders screened by the Colorado Newborn
Screening Program for Colorado and Wyoming. In addition to a presentation from content experts,
attendees will participate in case study review and discussion to provide direction on clinical
practice. As a result of this activity, learners will be able to apply new knowledge to ensure
current, evidence-based care to their pediatric patients with positive newborn screens.
Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Describe disorders currently screened for on the Colorado state newborn screening panel and understand the clinical follow-up and care considerations for the various disorders.
- Understand the role primary care providers and interdisciplinary healthcare teams have in identifying and providing management for infants with disorders on the newborn screening panel.
Faculty from Children’s Hospital Colorado / University of Colorado
Melissa Gibbons, MS, CGC
Assistant Professor, Certified Genetic Counselor
Pediatrics-Clinical Genetics and Metabolism
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Registration and Contact Information
There is no registration fee to attend this event. Please register here: Newborn Screening VES Registration by November 8th, 2019. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-777-1279.