Newborn screening programs are state mandated to ensure that all infants are screened for specific conditions at birth, providing the opportunity for early intervention and prevention of adverse outcomes.
Jennifer Barnett, DNP, FNP-BC
Jennifer Barnett, DNP, FNP-BC, is an assistant professor at University of Texas Medical Branch in the School of Nursing. She is a family practice nurse practitioner with over 20 years' experience in the clinical setting. Dr Barnett’s clinical experiences include labor and delivery, medical–surgical, and primary care in the community including pediatric and home assessment care.