In the United States, about 2,000 babies are born each year with Sickle Cell disease. In Sierra Leone, a small country in West Africa, the number is 5,000 babies.
About This Service
The premiere newborn screening education system
Connecting the Dots (CTD) provides a comprehensive clinical newborn screening (NBS) education curriculum for nurses in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), birthing hospitals, well-baby nurseries, public health departments and NBS state laboratories.
Identifying knowledge gaps about current NBS requirements and procedures helps determine the effectiveness of innovative educational solutions in promoting nurses’ compliance.
We strive to provide a clinically proven, evidence-based educational program uniquely adaptable to each institution and/or hospital with the goal of empowering and promoting nurses’ compliance to
newborn screening across the country