Genetics In Primary Care Webinars- NERGN and Weitzman Institute Partnership

“Genetics in Primary Care
a five-part webinar series

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
12:00pm ET to 1:00pm ET

Second Session: Newborn Screening 

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In collaboration with the New England Regional Genetics Network (NERGN), the Weitzman Institute aims to improve access to genetics services for underserved populations by offering primary care providers educational support through a FREE five-part webinar series that enhances provider knowledge, practice, and attitudes regarding genetic services. CMEs are available!

This webinar series will focus on how to…

  • Improve the capacity of primary care providers to successfully collaborate with genetic specialists in the care of their patients
  • Clarify roles of primary care providers and specialists in the newborn screening and genetic testing process
  • Provide a framework for understanding how uncommon diagnoses can underlie more common symptoms
  • Develop primary care provider understanding of some of the unique challenges encountered when discussing genetic conditions with specific population groups, such as immigrants and refugees

Click here to learn more about the Genetics in Primary Care Webinar Series:
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Upcoming Events:
March 12: Webinar – Newborn Screening 2
March 18: Open ECHO Session: Autism Spectrum Disorder: Genetic and Neurological Perspectives
March 26: Webinar – Direct to Consumer Testing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
April 23: Webinar – Undiagnosed Patient Conditions
May 14: Webinar – Genetics Considerations for Immigrants and Refugees

Categories: ECHO, For Professionals