Webinars by Medical Specialty - Genetics

Heart Failure: A Guide to Patient Management in the Primary Care Setting

Author: McCullough, Peter A., MD, MPH
Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr McCullough describes risk factors for heart failure, reviews the American Heart Association stages of heart failure, reviews cases where the risk of heart failure... Read more 

Biomarkers for the Prognosis and Management of Heart Failure

Author: McCullough, Peter A., MD, MPH
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr McCullough discusses the utility of heart failure biomarkers and how to apply test results in management strategies.

At the end of... Read more 

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Understanding the Most Underdiagnosed Genetic Condition

Author: Jacoby, Douglas S., MD
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Jacoby describes why the diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is important, how to screen for and diagnose FH, and recognize how to lower cardiac... 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 

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Exon Skipping and PMO technology

Author: O'Rourke, Erin, MS, CGC
Date: Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Ms. O’Rourke reviews molecular basis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), describes exon skipping and Phosphorodiamidate Morpholino Oligomer (PMO) technology, and discusses DMD diagnostic testing: challenges... Read more 

Autoimmune Neurology in the Diagnostic Laboratory

Author: Naides, Stanley J., MD., FACP, FACR
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Category: Webinar
Description: Dr. Naides discusses the role of autoantibodies in autoimmune neurological diseases, describes the methods used to detect autoantibodies in autoimmune neurological diseases and explains the... Read more 

Modernizing the LDL-C Calculation to Improve Patient Care

Author: Martin, Seth, MD
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Martin will explain the limitations of Friedewald-estimated LDL cholesterol and identify patients in whom it is less accurate, and to be able to recognize... Read more 

New Guidelines and Offerings for Expanded Carrier Screening

Author: Gray, Kathryn J., MD, PhD
Date: Monday, September 11, 2017
Category: Webinar
Description: Dr. Kathryn Gray discusses traditional carrier screening and expanded carrier screening and describes the recommendations for expanded carrier screening.

At the conclusion... Read more 

QHerit™ Overview

Author: Blazejewski, Lisa , MS, CGC
Date: Thursday, September 07, 2017
Category: Webinar
Description: Quest Diagnostics Genetic Counselor Lisa Blazejewski, MS, CGC, presents an overview on the QHerit™ expanded carrier screening panel. Read more