All in the Family: How Genetic Counselors Facilitate Familial Genetic Testing

Continuing Education Information

For Continuing Education credit you must read this page.

Release date: May 13, 2019

Expiration date: May 13, 2024

Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals, specifically medical laboratory scientists.

P.A.C.E.® approved programs are accepted by the ASCP-BOC for recertification, and for license renewal in all licensure states except Florida.


Objectives:
  • Recognize different methodologies for performing family specific genetic testing
  • Explain why positive control samples and a proband’s original test report are important for accurate testing
  • Identify how genetic counselors can serve as a resource during the familial testing process

Estimated Completion Time (including post-test): 24m

Method of Participation: To receive a statement of credit, you must:

  1. Watch the video in its entirety
  2. Successfully complete the video post-test (80% or higher)
  3. Submit certificate completion information
  4. Receive the course evaluation

NO FEE is associated with this continuing education activity. All CE credit granted on this website (arup.utah.edu) is provided as a service to medical laboratory professionals as part of the academic mission of the University of Utah’s Department of Pathology and ARUP Laboratories. After completing the post-test and submitting your information where prompted, a certificate will be generated and available for printing or saving.

P.A.C.E.® Accreditation: The program has been approved for 0.5 contact hour(s) through ARUP Laboratories, which is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (ASCLS) P.A.C.E.® Program.

Course Director: Karen McRae

Faculty: Amanda Openshaw, MS, LCGC

Disclosure: None of the faculty or planners or anyone in control of content for this continuing medical education activity have any relevant financial relationships since the content does not cover any products/services of a commercial interest; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

References: Individual courses will provide explanations and references for the content covered by the quiz section of the course. Additional references are available at aruplab.com and arupconsult.com.


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