Genetics 101 for Pediatricians
All you ever wanted to know but where afraid to ask
This Practical Community Pediatrics Session is presented by The Division of Genetics and Metabolism at Nicklaus Children's Hospital
This session is designed to educate and update healthcare professionals about the basics of the field of genetics, and learn when to refer.
Saima Aftab, MD
Vice President, Organizational Initiatives, Nicklaus Children's Health System; NCPS Chief, Section of Neonatology
Parul Jayakar, MD, MS, FACMG
Director, Division of Clinical Genetics and Metabolism; Director of Neurogenetics/Metabolic Program; Director of Miami Genetic Laboratories; NCPS Chief of Clinical Genetics and Metabolism
The Practical Community Pediatrics (PCP) series was created to meet the needs of the primary care physician in the community. Our needs assessment survey revealed that the community providers are not always able to attend our Grand Rounds Sessions at NCH due the inability to leave their offices. In addition to being able to attend virtually, the specialists at NCH recognized the need for continuous education of the community providers on the care of various diseases. The specialists identified a need due to inappropriate or delayed referrals and/or work-ups and identified areas that the primary care physicians should be able to take care of in their offices without the need for specialist intervention.
Primary Care Physicians, Medical Students, Sub-Specialty Physicians, Office Staff, and Community Agencies
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Understand basics genetic terminology
- Understand common genetic and metabolic conditions
- Understand basic treatment strategies for metabolic conditions.
Florida Board of Medicine Licensed Physicians ONLY:
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None of the speakers have had (in the past 12 months) any conflicts of interest to resolve or relevant financial relationships with the manufacturers of products or services that will be discussed in this CME activity or in his presentation.
All of the speakers will support this presentation and clinical recommendations with the “best available evidence” from medical literature.
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Nicklaus Children's Hospital designates this , for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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