Webinars by Medical Specialty - Genetics

From Distraction to Traction: Redefining Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) as a Major Metabolic Disorder

Author: Dunaif, Andrea, MD
Date: Thursday, December 22, 2016
Category: Webinar
Description: Dr. Dunaif discusses PCOS as an important, highly prevalent metabolic disorder associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome. She... Read more 

Prenatal Genetic Screening: Simplifying Test Selection in the Age of Expanding Options

Author: Keiles, Steven, MS, LCGC
Date: Thursday, December 22, 2016
Category: Webinar
Description: Steven Keiles describes next generation sequencing and how it is used for the detection of chromosomal abnormalities and carrier screening, discusses the need to limit... Read more 

Management of Patients with Diabetes and Resistant Hypertension

Author: Fonseca, Vivian, MD
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Fonseca discusses the relationship between hypertension, diabetes, and related conditions, describes the diagnosis, treatment and management of the disease and explains the appropriate utilization... Read more 

Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy: A Clinical Review and Test Utilization Guide

Author: Liaquat, Khalida, MS, LCGC
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Category: Webinar
Description: Ms. Liaquat cites key clinical features and inheritance patterns of Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, describes the molecular and clinical complexity of this disease group and discusses current... Read more 

Novel Biomarkers of Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism

Author: Mora, Samia, MD, MHS
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Mora describes atherosclerotic cardiovascular events that occur despite low or normal LDL-cholesterol, explains the relevant additional cardiovascular risk information obtained from lipoprotein subfractions measured... Read more 

Atrial Fibrillation: From Mechanism to Treatment

Author: Ellinor, Patrick T., MD, PhD
Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr Ellinor discusses the prevalence and incidence of atrial fibrillation, describes the various risk factors for this condition, and reviews treatment and management options. Read more 

Alzheimer’s Disease: An Approach to Genetic Counseling and Testing

Author: Goldman, Jill, MS, MPhil, CGC
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Jill Goldman describes the different inheritance patterns associated with Alzheimer disease (AD) and other dementias, instructs attendees on how to use key family history questions... Read more 

Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) Clinical Overview and Testing Methodologies

Author: Boyar, Fatih , MD, Dodge, Whitney, LCGC
Date: Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Category: Webinar
Description: Whitney Dodge, LCGC, Genetic Counselor explains the clinical signs and symptoms of FSHD and discusses the differences between Southern blot and molecular combing testing methodologies.... Read more 

Overview of 9p21 Genotype and Patient Case Study

Author: Roberts, Robert, MD, LLD (Hon)
Date: Sunday, March 27, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Roberts discusses the 9p21 genotype as a risk factor for coronary heart disease. Participants will also learn how to select patients for 9p21 genotype... Read more 

Standardized DNA Variant Scoring System for Pathogenicity Assessments: Application in a Diagnostic Lab Setting

Author: Hoffman, Carol, PhD, MS, LCGC, Karbassi, Izabela, PhD, FACMG
Date: Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Category: Webinar
Description: Izabela Karbassi, PhD and Carol Hoffman, MS, LGC discuss information on standardized DNA variant scoring system as it applies to pathogenicity assessments in the lab... Read more