Genetic counselors practicing in a specific area of medicine often are faced with risk assessment and management issues beyond that specialty. The course will explore four specialty areas of genetic counseling - cardiovascular, metabolic, neurogenetic and psychiatric - highlighting family history red flags, risk assessment for rare and common conditions, current guidelines in screening/testing and technological advances that impact clinical care within those specialties.
After completing this 4.63 hour course, learners will be able to:
- Recognize hereditary conditions in neurogenetics, metabolism, cardiovascular, and psychiatric areas and know when to refer to the specialist.
- Describe the complexity of genetic counseling in subspeciality genetic counseling.
- Identify contacts and resources for more information on specific disorders.
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The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has been authorized to offer up to 0.46 CEUs or 4.63 Category 1 Contact Hours for What the Specialized Genetic Counselor Needs to Know about Other Areas of Genomic Medicine online course through 05/01/2020. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification. Genetic counselors must be certified at the time of the activity in order for credits to count towards recertification.