On Demand CE - Genetic Counseling and Inherited CVD

Defining the Relationship between Genetics and Cardiovascular Disorders

Lead Genetic Counselor from the Stanford Center for Inherited CVD provides a practical and comprehensive overview of the role of genetic counseling in the care of CVD patients with inherited cardiovascular disorders.

Credit: 0.75 CE contact hours
Cost: Free, available to members only

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  • Colleen Caleshu, ScM, CGC
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 
  • Briefly review definitions of terms pertinent to the science of genetics/genomics. 
  • Describe the landscape of genetic counseling as it relates to inherited cardiovascular disorders: cardiomyopathy, heart rhythm disorders, familiar hypercholesterolemia, vascular disease. 
  • Using a case study, illustrate the collaborative relationship between genetics counselor, nurses, other clinicians, and families.
Nurse discussing char with patient
This educational activity is provided by the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA). PCNA is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as an approved provider of Nurse Practitioner continuing education, provider number 030602.