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Antenatal and Newborn programmes: cross programme learning

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Modules to be completed by healthcare professionals working in the NHS Screening Programmes.

The Antenatal and Newborn Screening e-learning module

The Antenatal and Newborn Screening e-learning module is a flexible cross-programme training resource for all health care professionals and students involved in antenatal and newborn screening in the NHS in England.

It enables learning to be evidenced and promotes informed choice for patients and their families regarding screening.

Read a brief description of each unit within this module:  

Unit 1 Screening and informed choice

Principles of screening and offering informed choice to women and parents considering antenatal and/ or newborn screening.

Unit 2 Screening for sickle cell and thalassaemia

Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme, including aims of the screening programme, key points and up to date policies and clinical guidance.

Unit 3 Infectious diseases in pregnancy

Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening Programme, including aims of the screening programme, key points and up to date policies and clinical guidance.

Unit 4 Screening for Trisomy 21, 18 and 13 (Down's Edwards's and Patau's syndrome

Screening for Trisomy 21, 18 and 13 (Down's Edwards's and Patau's syndrome) including aims, key points and up to date policies and clinical guidance.

Unit 5 Fetal Anomaly 18+0 to 20+6 weeks ultrasound Scan

Fetal anomaly 18+0 to 20+6 weeks ultrasound scan including aims, key points and up to date policies and clinical guidance.

Unit 6 Newborn Blood Spot

Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme, including aims of the screening programme, key points and up to date policies and clinical guidance.

Unit 7 Newborn and Infant Physical Examination

Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Screening Programme, including aims of the screening programme, key points and up to date policies and clinical guidance.

Unit 8 Newborn Hearing

Newborn Hearing Screening Programme, including aims of the screening programme, key points and up to date policies and clinical guidance.

Unit 9 Antenatal Diagnostic Testing

The tests used in post screen positive diagnostic testing - Chorionic Villus Sampling  (CVS) and Amniocentesis.

Unit 10 Assessment

Multiple choice questions and offers the user opportunity to test knowledge learnt on completion of all units within the module.

 

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