Recent Changes in Newborn Screening: What, When, How, and Why
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Welcome to this Med-IQ Select on the current state of newborn screening for lysosomal storage disorders, with a special focus on Pompe disease and MPS I. Med-IQ Select is a unique online educational offering that allows you to pick and choose the content you would like to view—in any order and at your convenience.
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Barbara K. Burton, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Amy Burdette, PhD
Manager, Educational Strategy & Content
Rebecca L. Julian, MS, ELS
Senior Manager, Editorial
Kathryn Schaefer, MSN, RN, CPHRM
Senior Manager, Accreditation and Compliance
East Lansing, MI
Stephanie Wenick, MPhil
Wenick Communications, LLC
Chevy Chase, MD
Upon completion, participants should be able to:
- Describe evidence-based benefits of NBS for LSDs
- Identify specific LSDs, including PD and MPS I, using NBS in primary care and other appropriate settings
This activity is intended for pediatricians, primary care clinicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who are on the front lines of diagnosing LSDs.
Statement of Need
LSDs can have devastating effects and cause irreversible damage if affected patients are not identified and properly managed early in the disease course. Indeed, identifying the LSDs PD and MPS I early on is essential for disease prognosis and management. Initiating treatment before irreversible damage has occurred can stabilize the patient and possibly delay disease progression. Pediatricians and family physicians are on the front lines of identifying patients with PD and MPS I. Therefore, it is imperative that these clinicians know which test to perform or when to refer patients for further testing and disease management.
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This is a 0.25-credit CME activity. To receive credit, read the introductory CME material, complete all of the modules, and complete the evaluation, attestation, and post-test, answering at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly.
Initial Release Date: February 19, 2020
Expiration Date: February 18, 2021
Estimated Time to Complete This Activity: 15 minutes
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Barbara K. Burton, MD
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