Webinars by Medical Specialty - Pediatrics

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 

Using Next-Generation Sequencing to Diagnose and Manage Epilepsy

Author: Paolicchi, Juliann M., MA, MD
Date: Friday, November 14, 2014
Category: CE Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Paolicchi discusses the importance of early genetic testing to the care and management for the treatment resistant epilepsy patient as well as how to... Read more