ACOG Education in Women's Genomics Counseling

February 23, 2018

Receive

  • A certificate in Education in Women’s Genomics Counseling  
  • Up to 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 

Four-Part Curriculum

Participants must complete all four components to earn 18 CME credits: 

  1. One-day didactic course in Fall, 2017 or Winter, 2018 at one of the following locations (refundable $99)

    Boston, MA (February 23, 2018) Register

  2. Completion of 8 virtual modules: To be completed online before April 20, 2018

  3. Three-hour session on Tuesday, April 30, 2018 from 8:00 AM–11:00 AM (completed in-person or virtually) at the ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (one day meeting registration is required; a discount is offered for full meeting registration)

  4. Successful completion of the course posttest 

Purpose and Description

The purpose of this four-part course is to educate obstetrician-gynecologists and allied health care professionals about genetics and genomics as they relate to preconception/prenatal care and evaluation of women at increased risk for hereditary cancer syndromes. This mixed-media curriculum will enhance physicians’ knowledge and application of genomic technologies in the fields of reproductive healthcare.

Objectives

By the end of this educational series, the learner should be able to:

  • Solicit a family history to identify appropriate genetic screening.

  • Counsel a preconception/prenatal patient on new carrier screening and aneuploidy screening options, and the implications of positive and negative test result

  • Discuss the pros and cons of new genetic test options for patients seeking prenatal diagnostic testing

  • Recognize and counsel patients about hereditary cancer syndromes of relevance to women’s health and develop an evidence-based testing strategy

Why Should I Take This Course? 

This course is:

  • An interactive and clinically-oriented session focusing on new genetic technologies of relevance to women’s health

  • Developed and presented by clinicians for clinicians

  • Offered to help obstetricians-gynecologists integrate genetics and genomics into their daily practice

Lecture Topics

  • Obtaining and Recording Family History

  • Chromosome Disorders

  • Genomic Arrays in Prenatal Diagnosis

  • Prenatal Diagnostic Testing

  • Clinical Applications of Array Testing

  • Preconception and Prenatal Carrier Screening

  • Cell-free DNA Aneuploidy Screening

  • Basic Cancer Genetics

  • Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

  • Clinical Approach to Cancer Counseling and Testing

  • Surveillance and Medical Management of Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

  • Surgical Risk Reduction

Registration

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* Schedule subject to change

7:30 –  Breakfast
8:00 – Introductions, announcements, logistics
8:15 – Pretest
8:40 – Introduction: Epidemiology of Genetic Disease, Terms, and Concepts
9:00 – Obtaining and Recording Family History
9:20 – Common Chromosome Disorders
9:45 – Break
10:00 – Genomic Arrays in Prenatal Diagnosis I
10:25 – Genomic Arrays in Prenatal Diagnosis II
10:45 – Prenatal Diagnostic Testing
11:00 – Clinical Applications of Array Testing
11:20 – Preconception and Prenatal Carrier Screening
11:45 – Aneuploidy Screening with Cell-Free DNA
12: 00 – Q&A
12:30 – Lunch
1:30 – Basic Cancer Genetics
1:45 – Hereditary Cancer Syndromes in Gynecology
2:30 – Clinical Approach to Cancer Counseling and Testing I
2:50 – Clinical Approach to Cancer Counseling and Testing II
3:10 – Break
3:30 – Surveillance and Medical Management of Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
3:55 – Surgical Management of Gynecologic Cancer Syndromes
4:30 – Q&A; Course evaluation; close by 5:00 PM

ACCME Accreditation
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

College Cognate Credit(s)

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.

The breakdown of the number of credits for each component is:

1. One-day didactic course (7 CME credits) 
2. Eight online modules (8 CME credits) 
3. Final review in Austin, TX at the 2017 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting in April, 2018 (3 CME credits)  

* You must complete all three components to earn 18 CME credits for this course.  

 




Jeffrey Dungan, MD
Susan Modesitt, MD
Lee Schulman, MD

 

 

 

Boston, February 23, 2018

The Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St. James Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

Single or Double Occupancy: $239.00

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A limited number of rooms, at the rate listed, have been reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Please book reservations by January 24, 2018. Rooms will not be available at the reduced rate after that date.



Questions?

Contact:
Genomics@acog.org

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