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This program is designed to improve clinical awareness of current recommendations for both carrier and newborn screening for fragile X syndrome (FXS). Historical and updated findings will be presented and discussed as they relate to benefits and challenges of population-based fragile X carrier screening.
Obstetricians/Gynecologists, Genetic Counselors, Mental Health Specialists, Laboratory Professionals, and those related healthcare professionals interested or involved in the clinical management of fragile x syndrome (FXS).
After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:
Thomas J. Musci, MD
Donald B. Bailey, PhD
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interests
Instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. In this activity, the faculty discloses that they will not discuss any unlabeled use of drugs, devices, or procedures nor investigational products or procedures.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME and P.A.C.E.® accredited activity:
Employees of Medical Education Collaborative, the accredited provider for this activity, and employess of Dane Garvin Ltd. have disclosed that they have no significant financial relationships.
Credit Designation - Physician, CME
Medical Education Collaborative designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME (ACCME) Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Medical Education Collaborative (MEC) and Dane Garvin Ltd. Medical Education Collaborative is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
How to Obtain CME Credit
ACCREDITATION FOR THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
Viewers are expected to visit all presentations before attempting to take the test and activity evaluation. Successful completion will lead to the issuance of a certificate for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. To receive credit, the course must be completed before October 1, 2008.
If you attended the live presentation on July 31, 2007 and have received CME credit for this program, you are not eligible for additional credit.
Participation in this activity should be completed in approximately 1.5 hours. Please follow these steps in order to receive CME credit for viewing the webcast:
Should you have any CME questions regarding this activity, please contact:
Medical Education Collaborative
Credit Designation - Lab Professional, P.A.C.E.®
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science's Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program will provide 1.5 contact hour of credit.
How to Obtain P.A.C.E.® Credit
ACCREDITATION FOR THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
Viewers are expected to complete the presentation before attempting to submit contact information and the session evaluation. Successful completion will lead to the issuance of a certificate for 1.5 contact hour of P.A.C.E.® approved continuing education. To receive credit, the course must be completed before October 1, 2008.
Participation in this activity should be completed in approximately 1.5 hour. Please follow these steps in order to receive P.A.C.E.® credit for viewing the webcast:
Should you have any P.A.C.E.® questions regarding this activity, please contact:
Release and Expiration
Release date: October 1, 2007
There is no fee for this educational activity.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Medical Education Collaborative (MEC) and Dane Garvin Ltd. do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality
Dane Garvin Ltd. protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. Dane Garvin Ltd. will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual's consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.
Dane Garvin, Ltd. maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.
This program has been made available online
"Is it time for Population-Based Fragile X Screening?"
Commercial Support Statement
This activity supported by an educational grant from Abbott Molecular.
Copyright @ October 1, 2007 - Present. Dane Garvin, Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Permission for accreditation use granted to Medical Education Collaborative and the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS).