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.
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.
- Colleen Caleshu, ScM, CGC
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) through the joint providership of PCNA. PCNA is accredited by AANP as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030602.