Detecting Critical Congenital Heart Disease

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Date & Time

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
Noon - 1 p.m.

Register on or before Monday, Nov. 6, to ensure delivery of instructional materials.

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join.

This complimentary webinar is part of a special 2017 legislative series being offered through a generous contribution from MHA Management Services Corporation. Invite colleagues to join you — one connection per facility is encouraged.


Directors of Nursing, OB, Compliance, Regulatory/Certification/Survey

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This complimentary webinar will provide information and resources for Missouri hospitals to successfully meet the new critical congenital heart disease screening requirement on all babies born in Missouri. Since January 2017, hospitals have been asked to voluntarily report CCHD screening results to the Department of Health and Senior Services. Beginning Thursday, Nov. 30, CCHD reporting will be required using the MoEVR system.


  • report the CCHD screen results on all babies
  • describe how they will report results using the MoEVR system
  • identify steps to take if screening results are abnormal


Jami L. Kiesling BSN, R.N.
Public Health Consultant Nurse
Bureau of Genetics and Healthy Childhood
Department of Health and Senior Services
Jefferson City, Mo.

Jami Kiesling is a Public Health Consultant Nurse with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in Jefferson City, Missouri. Kiesling manages the newborn blood spot and the critical congenital heart disease screening programs within the Bureau of Genetics and Healthy Childhood. She graduated from Lincoln University with a Bachelor’s in Nursing Science. Prior to joining the Department of Health and Senior Services, Kiesling worked as a staff nurse specializing in acute care pediatrics and well-baby nursery.

Sarah Willson, MBA, BSN, CHPCA
Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Missouri Hospital Association
Jefferson City

Sarah Willson provides a broad range of clinical and regulatory support to MHA, its related organizations and boards. Her duties include legislative and regulatory review, advocacy, and survey and licensure support. Willson also serves as liaison to a variety of professional membership groups involved in nursing leadership and medical staff service excellence.

Willson has been in health care for more than 20 years. Her background includes varied areas of clinical practice and more than 15 years of health care leadership and operational design experience. She is certified in hospice and palliative medicine. She is a member of the Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders, American Organization of Nurse Executives, Missouri Organization of Nursing Assistants, and American College of Healthcare Executives.

For More Information

Contact Peggy Taylor at or 573/893-3700, ext. 1370 with questions.