MidAtlantic Neonatology Associates is a group of neonatologists, advanced neonatal practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing exemplary neonatal intensive care.

Newborn Pulse Oximetry Screening (POS) for Congenital Heart Defects

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

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Review the evidence for the use of newborn pulse oximetry screen (nPOS) for the detection of congenital heart defects
  2. Discuss effective approaches for the implementation of nPOS at delivery hospitals in New Jersey
  3. Review experiences and outcomes at individual delivery hospitals using the nPOS protocol in New Jersey