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Cancer Genetics Management in the Primary Care Setting

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 12:50:00 PM

 

Workshop - Farmington, CT, United States

This 1.5-day program focuses on using family history information to identify patients who will benefit from increased cancer screening, genetic testing, and/or referral. The program, which focuses on building connections among southern New England providers, features:
1) a one-day workshop for primary care providers
2) an evening interprofessional program and networking event
3) monthly communications and access to online and mobile resources.

This case-based workshop will be facilitated by practicing providers and is designed to be interactive.  Learn about and practice:
• efficient use of family history to identify patients at increased cancer risk;
• approaches to genetic testing in primary care settings;
• implementing USPSTF guidelines related to risk assessment and genetic testing;
• using resources for referral and screening based on risk assessment and genetic testing; and
• applying strategies related to genetics billing and insurance issues.

For more information, please visit: http://courses.jax.org/2014/cancer-genomics-pcp.html

Friday, November 7, 2014 - Saturday, November 8, 2014

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, 263 Farmington Avenue

Farmington, Connecticut 06030, United States

For more information, please contact Laura Ingerson email: laura.ingerson@jax.org

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