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

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!
Source: Dragonfly - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health Training & Education genetics genomics Source Type: news