Model Practices

Educational Videos from Newborn Screening Programs:

Educational Videos from Newborn Screening Programs across the country depicting model practices and outreach activities can be found linked here.

Association of Public Health Laboratories Guidelines for the Public Health Laboratory Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP):

The Laboratory COOP template is a comprehensive, pre-event plan that describes the procedures, policies and arrangements necessary for a laboratory to respond quickly and effectively to a wide variety of possible disruptions or threats.  It describes what is in place, what the laboratory does to respond, and what is required to maintain the COOP.

Critical Congenital Heart Disease Implementation in Maryland:

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has completed a model practice form describing their work in Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) implementation. It can be found linked here.

Newborn Screening for Pompe Disease in Illinois:

The Illinois Department of Public Health has completed a model practice form describing their work in Pompe Disease screening implementation. It can be found linked here.

Review of Best Practices in Documenting Newborn Screening Refusals for States:

Jeremy Penn, Ph.D., and Eric Sondreal, M.P.H., NDSU have provided a review of best practices in documenting newborn screening refusals and recommendations for practice that can be adopted by newborn screening programs.  It can be found linked here.