Webinars by Medical Specialty - Pediatrics

Tick-borne Illness: An expert overview of when to test

Author: Jones, Robert S., DO MS FIDSA, Starolis, Meghan W., MS, PhD
Date: Monday, August 26, 2019
Category: Webinar
Description: Dr Jones and Dr Starolis describe the various organisms and diseases that cause major tick-borne illnesses, the available testing options and which to choose for... Read more 

Harnessing Advances for Improving Exome

Author: Karbassi, Izabela, PhD, FACMG, Mullen, Thomas, PhD, FACMG
Date: Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Drs Karbassi and Mullen discuss the value of exome testing in clinical practice and the clinical value of a high-quality exome and expert variant interpretation.... Read more 

Hearing Loss in a Genetic World

Author: Krasner, Meagan, MS, LCGC
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Ms. Krasner discusses the genetic heterogeneity of hearing loss, when to consider genetic testing for hearing loss and what type of testing, and also describes... Read more 

Approach and Molecular Diagnosis of Epileptic Encephalopathies

Author: Guerrero, Rubén Bonilla, MD, FACMG, FACB, CGMBS
Date: Monday, January 01, 2018
Category: Webinar
Description: This educational webinar is presented in Spanish.

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
• Review the... Read more 

Insights into the Importance of Genetic Testing in Epilepsy

Author: Smith, Lacey, MS, CGC
Date: Monday, June 12, 2017
Category: Webinar
Description: Lacy Smith, genetic counselor with Boston Children’s Hospital’s Epilepsy Genetics Program and Athena Diagnostics’ genetic counselor Susan Hahn describes the etiology of epilepsy, and the... 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 

Commitment to Children: Eliminating Lead Exposure

Author: McClure, F. Leland, MSci, PhD, F-ABFT
Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. McClure describes the sources and toxicology of lead poisoning, a recent report on elevated pediatric blood lead levels, blood lead test methods, interpreting blood... Read more 

Latent Tuberculosis Infection – Important Developments in Diagnostic Testing

Author: Islam, Shamim, MD
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Shamim Islam discusses latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) blood test and tuberculin skin test (TST).
At the conclusion of... Read more 

Personalized Medicine — Neurology

Author: Higgins, Joseph J., MD., FAAN
Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Category: Webinar
Description: Joseph Higgins, MD, Quest Diagnostics medical director for neurology discusses the impact of personalized medicine on neurology. Read more 

Diagnosis of Genetic Muscle Disease in 2015: “A Panel More Likely Will Yield a Diagnosis”

Author: Wicklund, Matthew P., MD
Date: Friday, May 29, 2015
Category: CE Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Wicklund explains to participants the diagnostic options available to clinicians, identifies the strengths and weaknesses of different testing strategies and helps them to understand... Read more