Genetic Testing – How, When & Why

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CNE: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Oct 4, 2017
  • Expires: Oct 3, 2018
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • Average User Rating:
    ( Ratings)

Faculty

Jonathan Harland Jonathan Harland, MD
Medical Director of Atrius Health, CME Course Director

Needs Statement

The  goal of this program is to facilitate education between specialty departments and primary care. Specialists will teach primary care physicians (Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics) about their area of expertise. Primary care physicians will teach specialists about global patient care challenges including Population Health, patient experience, family and social supports, communication and care coordination. Interactive discussion will be emphasized.

Our Atrius Executive Leadership Team received feedback from our primary care departments that they needed more education about medical specialties topics including Behavioral Health treatment.

Target Audience

Target audience:All Atrius Primary Care Clinicians

Objectives

Educational Objectives

 

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

 

  • Help prevent birth anomalies and miscarriage through pre-conception use of folate
  • Help patients and family understand the complications of genetic self-testing

Prevent medically unnecessary DNA tests

Accreditation

Accreditation Statements

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates.  Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

 

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring activityfor a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Contact Hours:  1.00 contact hour no pharm credit

 

This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

This program includes 1.00 hours which meet the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study

 

Faculty Disclosure

CME Course Director

Jonathan Harland, MD does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

 

CNE Course Advisor

Mary Fischer, NP, PhD, MSN does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

 

Faculty

Susan Pauker, MD, Speaker, does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

 

Boston University Planners

The lead nursing planner, Patti-Ann Collins, DNP, MSN, MBA/RN, and the BU program manager, Sakina Flint, do not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by Boston University and Atrius Health .

How To Claim Credit/ Certificate

How to Claim Continuing Education Credits/Certificate of Participation:

  • Watch the one hour video lecture on the content
  • New users: create an account at www.bucme.org, then go to www.bucme.org/getcredit
  • Enter Activity Code: MLS17286-03
  • Complete the post-test quiz questions with a minimum 70% passing score to claim credits/get certificate

Existing users: go to www.bucme.org/getcredit, enter above activity code and complete evaluation form to claim credits/get certificate

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

THESE MATERIALS AND ALL OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES ARE INTENDED SOLELY FOR PURPOSES OF SUPPLEMENTING CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.  ANYONE USING THE MATERIALS ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND ALL RISK FOR THEIR APPROPRIATE USE.  TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE MATERIALS.  IN NO EVENT WILL TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS.  IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.

 

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