Adult Genetics

These seminars use a primary care case-based approach to discuss new advances in genomics and how they impact practice. 

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Alzheimer Disease (March 2015)

Additional education resource in GEC-KO on the run

Following this session the learner will be able to:

  • Refer appropriately to their local genetics centre for Alzheimer disease
  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding family history of Alzheimer disease
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care 

 

D

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing (May 2016)

Additional resource in GEC-KO on the run

Following this session the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding direct-to-consumer genetic testing (DTC-GT)
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care

F

Factor V Leiden (Dec 2014)
Additional resource in GEC-KO on the run, GEC-KO Messenger and a point of care tool.
 Following this session the learner will be able to:
  • Refer to their local genetics centre and/or order genetic testing appropriately for factor V Leiden
  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding family history of factor V Leiden
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care 

 

Familial hypercholesterolemia (Oct 2016) *NEW*

Additional resource in GEC-KO on the run, GEC-KO Messenger and a point of care tool

Following this session the learner will be able to:

  • Identify and appropriately refer individuals who may benefit from consultation with lipid specialist and/or genetic consultation
  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding family history of familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care

H

Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) syndrome (BRCA1/BRCA2) (May 2016)

Additional resource in GEC-KO on the run, GEC-KO Messenger and a point of care tool.

Following this session the learner will be able to:

  • Refer to their local genetics centre and/or order genetic testing appropriately regarding hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding family history of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care

 

Hereditary Hemochromatosis (April 2014)

Additional resource in GEC-KO on the run, GEC-KO Messenger and a point of care tool.

Following this session the learner will be able to:

  • Refer to their local genetics centre and/or order genetic testing for hereditary hemochromatosis
  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding family history of hereditary hemochromatosis
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care 

L

Lynch Syndrome: Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndrome (April 2014)

Additional resource in GEC-KO on the run, GEC-KO Messenger and a point of care tool.

Following this session the learner will be able to:

  • Refer to their local genetics centre and/or order genetic testing appropriately for Lynch syndrome (LS)
  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding family history of LS
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care 

M

Multiple Sclerosis (March 2015)
Additional resource in GEC-KO on the run 
Following this session the learner will be able to:
  • Appropriately refer to their local genetics centre for multiple sclerosis
  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding family history of multiple sclerosis
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care