Pedatric Genetics

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


Autism/ Developmental Delay and Chromosomal Microarray (Nov 2014)

Additional resource in GECKO on the run


Following this session the learner will be able to:

  • Refer to their local genetics centre and/or order genetic testing appropriately for autism/developmental delay (ASD/DD)
  • Set appropriate expectations for a family referred for genetic consultation regarding a child with ASD/DD
  • Discuss the pros and cons of first tier genetic testing for ASD/DD


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