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ASHG virtual meeting: Genetics in Your Clinic

American Society of Human Genetics

WHEN: Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 9:30 am-4:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time

WHERE: Online at: http://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=782&seid=1617

WHAT: Genetics in Your Clinic: What You Can and Should Do Now, organized in conjunction with LabRoots, is the American Society of Human Genetics' (ASHG) first-ever virtual meeting. Intended for a global audience of primary care providers and other health care professionals, this free event will feature presentations from human genetics experts on:

  • Genetic technologies currently available for use in the clinic
  • The limitations of these technologies
  • Information in personal and family histories that indicate a need for genetic testing
  • How to interpret test results in ways most useful to the patient
  • When to refer to specialized genetic services

Participants will also receive a Genetics Tool Kit, and will have the opportunity to earn CME and CEU continuing education credits. The meeting will include a 45-minute session that provides identical content in English and Spanish.

HOW: Registration, free of charge and open until the start of the event: http://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=782&seid=1617

DETAILS: View a draft agenda here: http://www.ashg.org/education/pdf/2016-vm-prelim-agenda_20151201.pdf

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