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Education Resources

Training Materials

We encourage you to use the following resources to train staff involved with Critical Congential Heart Disease (CCHD) screening. 

Title Description
e-Learning Module

Interactive learning  module about CCHD, screening practices and evaluation of results

CCHD Training Presentation

PDF slides for training, including rationale for screening, best practice guidelines, evaluation, and practice exercises

Script for CCHD Training Presentation

Talking points to assist in delivering the above training presentation

Screening Evaluation Practice Sheet

List of scenarios to practice evaluation of the CCHD screen

CCHD Pulse Oximetry Training Quiz AND Master Copy

Quiz to accompany the CCHD training presentation

Suggested Competency Checklist

Suggested method to evaluate staff CCHD pulse ox screening competency

Crossword Puzzle AND Answer Key

A resource to enhance familiarity with screening and terminology

Photo Guide for Probe Application

Coming Soon!

Card Completion Document

Quick reference to completing the CCHD page of the newborn screening card

CCHD Documentation and Follow-up Presentation

PDF slides for documentation and follow-up of CCHD screening results

 

Screening Tools

The following tools will help you perform pulse oximetry screening, evaluate its results and initiate the appropriate follow-up. 

Title  Description
Screening Algorithm

Flow chart representation of the screening algorithm

Screening Evaluation Chart AND Screening Evaluation Chart Greyscale A tool for evaluating pulse oximetry results
Screen Positive - Now What?

A flow diagram with the recommended management of screen positive results

Diagnostic Evaluation Report Form (DERF) Completion Guide

An outline of the required information collected from submitters after a screen positive result is obtained

 

Other resources

Title Description
Carter's CCHD Screen A video showing a pulse oximetry screen for CCHD
CCS Statement Canadian Cardiovascular Society's Position Statement on CCHD Screening