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Upcoming Webinar on Clinical and Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Posted by on August 9th, 2018 Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Training & Education
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Many of your patrons may have an interest or even have had a clinical genetic test or done a direct to consumer genetic test. The next PNR Rendezvous session is an opportunity to learn more about both clinical and consumer genetic tests regarding health.

When: Wednesday, August 15 starting at Noon, Alaska Time, 1:00pm PT, 2:00pm MT

Session title: Genetic Testing in the Era of Genomic Sequencing

Summary: This presentation will include information on current genetic testing and genetic counseling practices, with a focus on the implementation of new sequencing technologies into clinical medicine. Implications and ethical considerations for both clinical and direct to consumer genetic tests will be discussed. 

Presenter: Laura Amendola, MS CGC, Licensed Genetic Counselor, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Medical Genetics at the University of Washington

How to join: Registration is encouraged but not required

The session is worth 1 Medical Library Association CE for attending live or the watching the recording (up to 6 months from the live session).

We hope you can attend!

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