Prenatal and Preconception Genetics

These seminars use a primary care case-based approach to discuss new advances in genomics and how they impact practice. 
Consanguinity (Nov 2015) 
Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) with microdeletions (Nov 2015)
Prenatal Chromosomal Microarray (Nov 2015)
Expanded carrier screening (Updated Oct 2016) *NEW*

 

Consanguinity (Nov 2015)

Additional resources in GECKO Messenger, GECKO on the run and Point of Care Tools see Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening in Canada.
Following this session the learner will be able to:
  • Refer to their local genetics centre and/or order genetic testing appropriately regarding consanguinity
  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding consanguinity
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care

 

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) with microdeletions (Nov 2015)

Additional resources in GECKO on the run with English and French documents
Following this session the learner will be able to:
  • Appropriately refer to their local genetics centre and/or order non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)
  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding NIPT
  • Facilitate patient informed decision making regarding prenatal screening options
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care  

 

Prenatal Chromosomal Microarray (Nov 2015)

Additional resources in GECKO on the run

Following this session the learner will be able to:

  • Appropriately refer to their local genetics centre and/or order prenatal chromosomal microarray
  • Discuss and address patient concerns regarding prenatal chromosomal microarray
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care 

 

Expanded carrier screening (Oct 2016) *NEW*

Additional resources in Point of Care Tools see Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening in Canada

Following this session the learner will be able to:

  • Refer to their local genetics centre and/or order genetic testing appropriately regarding reproductive genetic carrier screening
  • Discuss with patients expanded carrier screening, beyond family history and ethnicity
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care