Newborn Screening Materials and Resources: Provider Manual - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Newborn Screening Materials and Resources:
Provider Manual

provider manual

Newborn Screening Provider Manual (PDF) - last revised 01/2015

**Updated manual coming in 2017**
*Updated birth weight guidelines
*Updated transfer guidelines

This 60-page manual is designed as a quick reference guide for providers on a variety of newborn screening topics including:

  • The history of newborn screening
  • Educating parents about newborn screening
  • Ordering screening cards, education materials, and forms
  • Blood spot screening
  • Hearing screening
  • Pulse oximetry screening
  • Screening in the NICU
  • Newborn screening laws in Minnesota
  • Newborn screening advisory committees

Please contact us at health.newbornscreening@state.mn.us if you would like to order a free printed copy of the manual for your nursery.