Newborn Medicine Genetic Lecture
As science evolves and more genetic testing is available for patient diagnosis there needs to be education and clarity on which test is appropriate, which testing requires informed consent, who obtains the consent and who counsels the family when results are available. this information will be reviewed in this course.
Following the program, the learner will be able to:
1.Describe the role of the Genetic Counselor as a member of the healthcare team.
2. Explain the utility, benefits, and limitations of commonly ordered genetic tests.
3. Review common indications for Medical Genetics consults.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hours.
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation