Wednesday, October 5, 2011
“Newborn Pulse Oximetry Screening (POS) for Congenital Heart Defects” — The purpose of the Dinner Lecture Series is for distinguished faculty to discuss controversial and current issues in the care of sick newborns.
Robert Koppel, MD – Medical Director, Regional Perinatal Center / Cohen Children’s Medical Center
At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Review the evidence for the use of newborn pulse oximetry screen (nPOS) for the detection of congenital heart defects
- Discuss effective approaches for the implementation of nPOS at delivery hospitals in New Jersey
- Review experiences and outcomes at individual delivery hospitals using the nPOS protocol in New Jersey