Webinar - Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing


Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6:00pm ET - Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 9:00pm ET
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Dr. Osier

Credits Offered

This event offers 1.0 contact hour to attendees.
Accredited by The Northeast Multistate Division is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Additional Information

The purpose of this webinar is to provide the learner with fundamental information regarding the rapidly growing field of direct to consumer testing. The goal is to provide learners with a strong foundation as well as resources to find additional reputable information. Topics for discussion include: (1) what direct to consumer genetic testing is and why it has become so popular; (2) applications of direct to consumer testing and the type of information they can provide; (3) how the testing works; (4) the strengths and limitations of direct-to-consumer testing; (5) factors that can impact results; (6) implications of direct-to-consumer testing on health care. Case studies from several clinical settings will be provided.