GENOMICS 101 EAST: What the Practicing Physician Needs to Know about the Genetics Revolution

Venue: Hilton Alexandria Old Town

Location: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: May 11, 2001 End Date/Time: May 12, 2001
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From Time magazine cover stories to questions from anxious patients, practicing physicians are being challenged to incorporate the new genetics into their daily clinical practice. This CME course is a down-to-earth, practical introduction to the Genomics Revolution for busy physicians. We will cover how to order and interpret genetic susceptibility tests, billing and office management issues, how therapy will be based on individual genetic profiles, patient counseling and privacy issues, and how genomics will change one's job as a physician. The course will also provide lists of extensive national and local resources and solutions so that busy clinicians will be able to confidently incorporate the new genetics into their daily routines of caring for their patients.