Genetic Counseling and Inherited CVD: A Family Affair

Risk Assessment and Management
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Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours

Course Overview

A Family Affair

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.

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Learning Objectives

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, FH, vascular disease.
  • Using a case study, illustrate the collaborative relationship between genetics counselor, nurses, other clinicians, and families.

Faculty

  • Colleen Caleshu, ScM, CGC