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About this course
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, Genomic Testing for the Healthy Individual, providers will learn how to assess the significance of results from different kinds of consumer genomic tests, recognize if, and in what way, these results may be medically actionable, and communicate with patients about their motivations and concerns. 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: Genomic Testing for the Healthy Individual - CME
Original Publication Date: January 6, 2018
Renewal Date: January 6, 2021
Expiration Date: January 6, 2024
Upon completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
- Assess the signficiance of different types of genomic test results in healthy people
- Assess whether, and in way way, results are actionable
- Communicate with patients about their motivations and concerns about genomic test results
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of practicing physicians who provide primary care.
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.
- Linda Steinmark, MS, CGC, Project Manager, Clinical and Continuing Education, The Jackson Laboratory
- Emily Edelman, MS, CGC, Associate Director, Clinical and Continuing Education, The Jackson Laboratory
- Kate Reed, MPH, ScM, CGC, 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, Health & Science, American Medical Association
- Laura Nicholson, MD, PhD, Director of Research, Graduate Medical Education (GME), Scripps Health
Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.
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All information in Precision Medicine for Your Practice is provided for educational purposes only. This information is not a substitute for clinical guidance or the consultation of a medical professional. Always seek the advice of a qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in Precision Medicine for Your Practice. Reliance on any information in Precision Medicine for Your Practice is solely at your own risk. The Jackson Laboratory does not endorse or recommend any specific procedures, tests, products, services, health professionals or other information that may be found in Precision Medicine for Your Practice.