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This program is designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare professionals who are involved in the treatment of patients with Autism, Cystic Fibrosis and Fragile X Syndrome. The faculty presenters will review current testing technologies and important clinical considerations learned in the 8 years following the recommendation of population based screening.
Healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of genetic disorders, especially Autism, Cystic Fibrosis and Fragile X Syndrome. Physicians: (Board Certified, Board Eligible, Fellow and Residents), and ancillary healthcare professionals: PAs, RNs, PhDs, research personnel, lab professionals, and genetic counselors. The estimated audience size for this symposium is 500 healthcare professionals.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Charles (Buck) Strom, MD, PhD Medical Director, Genetic Testing Center Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute San Juan Capistrano, CA Michael J. Friez, PhD Director, Molecular Diagnostic Lab Greenwood Genetic Center Greenwood, SC Steve F. Warren, PhD Director of the KU Life Span Institute Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies Professor, Department of Applied Behavioral Science University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Charles (Buck) Strom, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Genetic Testing Center
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Michael J. Friez, PhD
Director, Molecular Diagnostic Lab
Greenwood Genetic Center
Steve F. Warren, PhD
Director of the KU Life Span Institute
Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies
Professor, Department of Applied Behavioral Science
University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Educational Program Agenda
- 05 minutes: Welcome & Introduction
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interests
Global Education Group (Global) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity 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 by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
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 accredited activity:
Faculty Disclosure Summary
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Planners and Managers
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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 Global Education Group and Dane Garvin Ltd. Global Education Group is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation - Physician, CME
Global Education Group 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.
For any questions concerning the accreditation of this activity, please contact Global Education Group
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 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™. To receive credit, the course must be completed between June 9, 2010 - June 9, 2011.
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:
After successfully completing the online test and evaluation, your application will be processed by the CME provider and you will receive your certificate in 6 - 8 weeks.
Should you have any CME questions regarding this activity, please contact:
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
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 by June 9, 2012.
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
Enduring Archive Release Date: June 9, 2010
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. Global Education Group (Global) 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.
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Global Education Group and Dane Garvin, Ltd. maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.
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.
This program has been made available online:
"Practical Issues in Population Based Genetic Screening for Inherited Disorders"
Commercial Support Statement
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Abbott Molecular.
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