Education

Ethical, Legal and Social Challenges with Genetic Testing

This course aims to share evidence-based guidance regarding current ethical, legal and social issues that genetic counselors and other medical professionals may face when ordering, interpreting, or managing genetic information. Modules will discuss the return of results, duty to re-contact, conflicts of interest, data sharing and privacy as well as genetic discrimination.

Course learning objectives:

  • Generalize the ethical, practical and policy arguments for contacting patients with either research results or updated test results from clinic
  • Identify ways to find potential conflicts of interest and genetic discrimination in practice
  • Examine how sharing genetics data can be helpful

Course Speakers:

  • Katlin Peck, MS, LGC
  • Courtney D. Berrios, MSc, ScM, CGC
  • Cynthia A. James, ScM, PhD, CGC

  • Megan Frone, MS, CGC

  • Danielle Azzariti, MS, CGC
  • Anya E.R. Prince JD MPP

Purchase Information

Purchase Type Price

  • NSGC Member: $75
  • Non-member: $100
  • Student Member: $40
  • Student Non-member: $50

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Bundle Your Courses To Save More!

When you bundle your 2019 courses together and purchase two at the same time, you will save 10% on the total purchase, allowing you get to more learning opportunities and education for less! 

Ethical, Legal and Social Challenges with Genetic Testing + The Formation of Implicit Biases and Practical Strategies to Address Them

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Ethical, Legal and Social Challenges with Genetic Testing + Integrating Pharmacogenomic Testing into Clinical Practice

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Ethical, Legal and Social Challenges with Genetic Testing + Update on Common Conditions: Epilepsy, Diabetes, Autism, Alzheimer's Disease

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Continuing Education

Genetic Counselor CEUs: This event has been approved by the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for 3.61 contact hours or 0.36 Category 1 CEUs through 05/31/2021. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accepts CEUs approved by NSGC for purposes of recertification. 

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