Pediatric Genetics

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

Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder ( *new* June 2018)

Additional resource in GECKO on the run, GECKO Messenger and a point of care tool

  • Refer to their local genetics centre and/or order genetic testing appropriately for autism spectrum disorder
  • Understand the features that distinguish non-syndromic from syndromic ASD (ASD plus)
  • Find high quality genomics educational resources appropriate for primary care

 

Familial hypercholesterolemia (Oct 2016)
Additional resource in GECKO on the run, GECKO Messenger and a point of care toolFollowing 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