Genetics

 

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What Are the Roles of Medical Geneticists and Genetic Counselors?

 

Release Date: August 1, 2019
Expiration Date: August 1, 2022

 

Target Audience: This activity is intended for primary care physicians and healthcare professionals.
Disclosure: Dr. Hurst has the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

  • Grants/Research Support/Grants Pending - NIH, State of Alabama, Children's of Alabama
  • Support for travel to meetings or other purposes - Travel for meetings from Facial Dysmorphology Analysis
Dr. Hurst does not intend to discuss the off-label use of a product. Dr. Cannon and no other speakers, planners or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. There is no commercial support for this activity.

 

What Are the Roles of Medical Geneticists and Genetic Counselors?

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the role of two of the most common professionals you may encounter as a physician in clinical settings.
  • Understand when the integration of clinical patient assessment and genomic testing may be warranted and the importance of anticipating areas of challenge for patients and families.

 

Accreditation statement: The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Indications for Genetic Testing and Referral

 

Release Date: August 1, 2019
Expiration Date: August 1, 2022

 

Target Audience: This activity is intended for primary care physicians and healthcare professionals.
Disclosure: Dr. Hurst has the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

  • Grants/Research Support/Grants Pending - NIH, State of Alabama, Children's of Alabama
  • Support for travel to meetings or other purposes - Travel for meetings from Facial Dysmorphology Analysis
Dr. Hurst does not intend to discuss the off-label use of a product. No other speakers, planners or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

Indications for Genetic Testing and Referral

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and recognize suggestive findings related to the potential for cancer predisposition.
  • Identify and recognize when preconception or prenatal testing may be warranted or recommended.
  • Identify and recognize when referrals may be warranted for evaluating rare diseases/syndromes.

 

Accreditation statement: The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Understanding Population Genomic Screening

 

Release Date: October 31, 2018
Expiration Date: October 31, 2021

 

Target Audience: This activity is intended for healthcare professionals.
Disclosure: Dr. Korf has the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

  • Grants/research support/grants pending: NIH, DOD
  • Consulting Fee: SOBI
  • Stock/shareholder: Envision
  • Board memberships: CTF, ACMG, ASHG
  • Royalties: Wiley, Elsevier
Dr. Korf does not intend to discuss the off-label use of a product. No other speakers, planners, or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. There is no commercial support for this activity.

 

Understanding Population Genomic Screening

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the differences in current genetic testing methods for determining an individual’s genetic health.
  • Understand when population-based genetic screening may be valuable to patients.
  • Identify medically actionable conditions that may pose a genetic risk to patients.
  • Understand the limitations of population-based genomic screening and when clinical testing is recommended.
  • Understand why patients may desire to participate in population genetic screening.

 

Accreditation statement: The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Interpretation of Genetic Test Results

 

Release Date: October 31, 2018
Expiration Date: October 31, 2021

 

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians and Health Care Professionals
Disclosure: Dr. Korf has the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

  • Grants/research support/grants pending: NIH, DOD
  • Consulting Fee: SOBI
  • Stock/shareholder: Envision
  • Board memberships: CTF, ACMG, ASHG
  • Royalties: Wiley, Elsevier
Dr. Korf does not intend to discuss the off-label use of a product. No other speakers, planners, or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. There is no commercial support for this activity.

 

Interpretation of Genetic Test Results

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand how laboratories determine if genetic variants are relevant to a person's health.
  • Understand the modern concept of precision medicine.

 

Accreditation statement:The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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