Continuing Education

CE105 We're Way Past Peas: Uses of Genetic Information to Understand Human Health and Guide Health Care Decision Making

Saturday, May 4
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Columbus KL (East Tower, Ballroom/Gold Level)

Cost: $265 (nonmember: $490)
Attendance maximum: 30

Improve the quality of your service to clinicians who use genetic information in their practice and consumers who struggle to understand the health implications of their genetic information. Through hands-on exercises and presentations, you will learn genetic terminology and the basics of genomic health literacy; explore scientific, ethical, and privacy challenges in the interpretation and use of genetic information; and gain skill in using the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) MedGen portal and Genetics Home Reference to answer genetics and health questions.

* Note: Attendees are required to bring a laptop computer or other device with WiFi capability to participate in interactive activities.

Instructors: Diana Nelson Louden, Biomedical and Translational Sciences Librarian, Health Sciences Library, University of Washington–Seattle, and Carolyn Martin, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region, Seattle, WA


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