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Pharmacogenomic testing can provide clinical information about how specific variants may impact therapeutic efficacy and toxicity, as well as how to select the most appropriate drug, the optimal dose, and how to identify patients at risk for more frequent adverse drug reactions.
Precision Medicine for Your Practice is a series of short (30 min), online modules covering specific topics in genomics and precision medicine. In this module, Exploring Pharmacogenomic Testing, participants will learn about the benefits and limitations of pharmacogenomic testing, how to determine whether pharmacogenomic testing is appropriate for the patient and the application of test results to patient management. There are five parts of the module: overview via an animated video; practice cases to facilitate learning-by-doing; "dig deeper" for more in-depth topics; and logistics and additional resources for more detail.
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Precision Medicine for Your Practice: Exploring Pharmacogenomic Testing - CME
Original Publication Date: May 20, 2021
Expiration Date: May 20, 2024
Upon completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
- Determine whether pharmacogenomic testing is appropriate for the patient
- Apply pharmacogenomic testing results to patient management
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of clinicians who are using or interested in using pharmacogenomic information to help make decisions about drug selection and dosing.
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Claiming Your CME Credit
In order to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must: 1) answer the pre-assessment questions, 2) work through the module in its entirety, 3) successfully complete the post-assessment by answering 4 out of 5 questions correctly and 4) complete the evaluation.
- Amy B. Cadwallader, PhD, Director, Science and Drug Policy, Science, Medicine & Public Health, American Medical Association
- Emily Edelman, MS, CGC, Associate Director, Clinical and Continuing Education, The Jackson Laboratory
- Therese Ingram Nissen, MA, Senior Instructional Designer/Technologist, The Jackson Laboratory
- Sean C. McConnell, PhD, Senior Policy Analyst, Science, Medicine & Public Health, CME Program Committee, American Medical Association
- Laura Nicholson, MD, PhD, Director of Research, Graduate Medical Education, Scripps Health
- Kate Reed, MPH, ScM, CGC, Director, Clinical and Continuing Education, The Jackson Laboratory
- Karen Reinbold, MBA, Health and Science Director, American Medical Association
- Linda Steinmark, MS, CGC, Project Manager, Clinical and Continuing Education, The Jackson Laboratory
Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.
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Audio speakers or headphones
Screen resolution of 800X600 or higher
Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher
For best performance in a mobile environment, please download the Canvas Mobile App for IOS and Android.
Should you have technical questions or questions regarding the content of the activity, please email Clinical and Continuing Education at the Jackson Laboratory.
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