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The scientific sessions from the 2017 NBDPN Virtual Annual Meeting are available for viewing as CEU enduring materials. If you have questions, please contact nbdpn@nbdpn.org.
The CEU course name is WC2871 - (Webcast) 2017 NBDPN Virtual Annual Meeting - Atlanta, GA - September 13-14, 2017. Participants must watch the sessions and evaluate them on TCEO online in order to receive CEs.  

Course Detail:  https://www2a.cdc.gov/TCEOnline/registration/detailpage.asp?res_id=6852
Course Link: https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/nbdpn2017/
 
September 13, 2017
 
  September 14, 2017
      
1:30-3:30 PM ET PRE-RECORDED Sessions           8:00-3:00 PM ET PRE-RECORDED Sessions
1:00-1:30 PM ET
 
Welcome & NBDPN Current Issues and Events
Speaker: Peter Langlois
  8:00-9:00 AM ET


 
Uses of Spatial Analysis with Birth Defects Registry Data  
Speakers: Rusell Kirby, Eric Delmelle, Tabassum Insaf, Mahsa Yazdy
1:30-3:30 PM ET Congenital Infections and Related Birth Defects     9:00-10:00 AM ET

 
From Birth Defects Awareness to Improving Birth Outcomes: Tools and Applications for Birth Defects Prevention   
Speakers: Alina Flores, Amy Nance, Samara Viner-Brown
    1:30-1:45 PM ET
 
Introductions & Session Overview
Speaker: Peter Langlois
  10:30-11:30 PM ET
 
Top Ways to Improve Surveillance Data  
Speaker: Jason Salemi
    1:45-2:15 PM ET
 
Proving Causation: How Do We Prove That an Infectious Agent is a Teratogen?
Speaker: Sonja Rasmussen
  11:30-12:30 PM ET
 
The Art of Medical Record Abstraction  
Speaker: Janet Cragan
    2:15-3:00 PM ET
 
Congenital Abnormalities Resulting from Congenital Infections
Speaker: Cynthia Moore
  1:30-2:30 PM ET

 
Zika’s Impact on Population-Based Birth Defects Surveillance  
Speakers: Cara Mai, Julie Dunn, Jane Fornoff, Joan Ehrhardt
3:30-4:00 PM ET LIVE Q&A   3:00-4:00 PM ET LIVE Q&A and Wrap-up & Closing
3:30-4:00 PM ET
 
Interactive Q&A and discussion covering pre-recorded sessions
Host: Jennita Reefhuis
  3:00-3:45 PM ET
 
Interactive Q&A and discussion covering all pre-recorded sessions
Host: Jennita Reefhuis
      3:45-4:00 PM ET
 
Wrap-up & Closing
Speaker: Jason Salemi
 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Seminars are designed to increase knowledge and change competency of current practices in birth defects surveillance and research to improve public health efforts to prevent birth defects. The 2017 NBDPN Virtual Meeting will cover topics in birth defects surveillance, research, and prevention to keep public health and medical professionals abreast of current issues affecting the field of birth defects. This new knowledge should aid them in understanding current national standards and guidelines for improving birth defects surveillance. Additionally, we will provide updates on risk factors for birth defects, specifically Zika virus and other congenital infections. This will be two day virtual meeting with a mix of pre-recoded and live sessions. We will have 18 speakers from organizations such as Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, University of Texas School of Public Health, Baylor College of Medicine, Boston University School of Public Health, Utah Department of Health.
 
OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
 
  1. Describe at least two congenital infections that have been associated with congenital anomalies. 
  2. Identify at least two limitations in using maternal residential address on birth certificates as locations for exposure assessment in birth defects epidemiology. 
  3. Identify at least one specific strategy for engaging partners in birth defects awareness campaigns. 
  4. List at least two practical ways to improve birth defects surveillance data. 
  5. Define at least two necessary characteristics of high quality birth defects data abstraction. 
  6. Describe at least one challenge experienced by states performing Zika birth defects surveillance and at least one way that challenge can be overcome.
 
FACULTY/ CREDENTIALS:
       
Martina Badell, MD
Emory University

Janet Cragan, MD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
Eric Delmelle, MA, MS, PhD
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
 
Julie Dunn, PhD
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
 
Joan Ehrhardt, MS, CGC
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Catherine Eppes, MD, MPH
Baylor College of Medicine
 
Alina Flores, DrPH, MPH, CHES
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
Jane Fornoff, DPhil
Illinois Department of Public Health
 
Tabassum Insaf, MBBS, MPH, PhD
New York State Department of Health
 
Russell Kirby, PhD, MS, FACE
University of South Florida
 
Peter Langlois, PhD
Texas Department of State Health Services
 
Cara Mai, DrPH, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
Cynthia Moore, MD, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
Amy Nance, MPH
Utah Department of Health
 
Sonja Rasmussen, MD, MS
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
Jason Salemi, PhD, MPH
Baylor College of Medicine
 
Samara Viner-Brown, MS
Rhode Island Department of Health
 
Mahsa Yazdy, PhD, MPH
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Webcast:
ORIGINATION DATE: September 14, 2017
RENEWAL DATE:
EXPIRATION DATE: October 16, 2017

Web-on-Demand:
Origination Date: October 17, 2017
Expiration Date: October 17, 2019

URL: https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/nbdpn2017/
                                                              
HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser
 
MATERIALS: None
 
TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Administrators, DOs, Epidemiologists, Public Health Professionals
 
PREREQUISITES: Basic knowledge about birth defects
 
FORMAT: These seminars are live and pre-recorded webcasts. Seminars will be available on Web-on-demand. 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Congenital and Developmental Disorders, 1-404-498-0205

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:
 
CME activities with Joint Providers: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Birth Defects Prevention Network. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the (ACCME®) to provide medical education for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 
 
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
 
This activity provides 7 contact hours.
 
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.7 CEU's for this program.
 
DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.
 
CDC, our planners, our presenters and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters with the exception of Dr. Russell Kirby and he wishes to disclose his relationship with March of Dimes, Board of Directors-Tampa market, and his relationship with the Perinatal Foundation (Madison, WI), Board of Directors.
 
Planning committee discussed conflict of interest with Dr. Russell Kirby to ensure there is no bias.
 
Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Birth Defects Prevention Network are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.
 
CDC did not accept commercial support for this activity.
 
To receive continuing education (CE):
 
Complete the activity
Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline
 
FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.
 
  2016 Annual Meeting
The National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) held its 19th Annual Meeting using a virtual meeting format.  
 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
 
1:00PM-2:00PM        
  • Welcome - Russ Kirby (FL), Marlene Anderka (MA)
  • NBDPN Opportunities and Collaborations - HL7 and EHR, Multi-state Data Projects, NBDPN Zika and Birth Defects - Glenn Copeland (MI), Philip Lupo (TX), Marlene Anderka (MA)

2:00PM-4:00PM     
  • Brain Abnormalities - Embryology, Clinical, Prenatal, Surveillance
    • Embryology and brain fetal development - Thomas Sadler (MT)
    • Clinical phenotype - Cindy Moore (CDC)
    • Prenatal diagnosis - Jan Byrne (UT)
    • Surveillance and epidemiology of brain abnormalities related to Zika virus - Jan Cragan (CDC)
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - Pre-Recorded Sessions
 
9:00AM-12:00PM        
  • Health Service Utilization and Outcomes - Scott Grosse (CDC), Jim Robbins (AR)
  • Data Visualization and Display - Jason Salemi (TX)
  • Additions to Your Analytic Toolbox: Rare Outcomes and Poisson Regression - Sarah Tinker (CDC), Peter Langlois (TX)
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - Live Sessions
 
1:00PM-4:00PM        
  • Interactive Q&A and discussion covering all pre-recorded analytic sessions - Scottt Grosse (CDC), Jason Salemi (TX), Peter Langlois (TX)
  • Birth defects surveillance standards - Marlene Anderka (MA), Jason Salemi (TX)
  • ICD-10-CM and Birth Defects Surveillance - Barbara Warmerdam (CA), Jan Cragan (CDC), Rebecca Liberman (MA)
2015 Annual Meeting

National Birth Defects Prevention Network 18th Annual Meeting
Advances and Opportunities for Birth Defects Surveillance, Research and Prevention
Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington, VA

 
Monday, October 19, 2015
 
8:45AM-9:45AM        
  • Current MCH / Birth Defects Policy Environment - Cindy Pelligrini (MOD)

10:00AM-12:00PM     
  • Electronic Health Information Exchange for Birth Defects Surveillance - Laura Rappleye (MI) and Glenn Copeland (MI)
  • Around the Network
  • National Standards Development for Birth Defects Surveillance - Marlene Anderka (MA)
  • Multi-state Data Collaborative Projects - Mark Canfield (TX)
  • NBDPN Strategic Planning Implementation and Birth Defects Surveillance - Jane Correia (FL)

1:30PM-3:00PM          
  • ICD-10-CM Transition and Birth Defects Surveillance - Jan Cragan (CDC)
  • Critical Congenital Heart Defect Screening: Lessons Learned and Collaborations  Between Birth Defects and Newborn Screening Programs - Keri Urquhart (MI) and Joan Ehrhardt (MI)
  • Time Monitoring and Cluster Investigations - Peter Langlois (TX), Sara Khan (CDC),  Suzanne Gilboa (CDC)
   
3:30PM-5:00PM         
  • Analytic Data Methods - Peter Langlois (TX), Russell Kirby (FL), Sarah Tinker (CDC)
  • Birth Defects Data Visualization and Utilization  -  Mark Canfield (TX)
  • Parents as Partners to Raise Awareness on the Impact of Birth Defects - Jodi Lemacks (VA), Mattew Murphy (TX)

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
 
8:00AM-12:00PM       
  • Embryology and Fetal Development - Vaibhav Pai (MA)
  • Hemifacial Microsomia - Jan Bryne (UT)
  • Laterality Defects (Heterotaxy and Situs Inversus) - Matt Oster (CDC)
  • Common Defects and Rare Syndromes with Asymmetry - Kim Keppler-Noreuil (NIH)
  • Prenatal Imaging for Selected Conditions - Jan Bryne (UT)
   
1:30PM-3:00PM          
  • Clinical Coding for Selected Birth Defects with Asymmetry- Angela Scheuerle (TX)                                       
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Study (NBDPS) Research Findings, part 1
  • NBDPN Standards Data Quality Tools –Data Quality Performance Measures - Marlene Anderka (MA)

3:30PM-5:00PM       
  • Best Practices and Resources for Operating Birth Defects Surveillance Programs -  Barbara Warmerdam (CA), Ann Phelps (TX), and Carol Stanton (CO)
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Study (NBDPS) research findings, part 2 - Mark Canfield (TX)
  • Prevention Strategies to Improve Birth Outcomes / Prevent Birth Defects - Dianna Contreras (AZ) and Kara Polen (CDC)
                 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
 

9:20AM-10:15AM        
  • National Collaborative Studies on Risk Factors for Birth Defects
  • Genetics and Gene Interactions from an Epidemiologic Perspective - Suzan Carmichael (CA)
10:15AM-11:15AM     
  • Fetal Therapy for Birth Defects and Long-term Outcomes - Katherine Wenstrom (RI)

                                               
11:15AM-12:00PM      
  • Perspective from a Parent/Individual with Birth Defects