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Course Overview

This program, presented by Cleveland Clinic’s Genomic Medicine Institute, will provide the opportunity to review the latest advances in genetics and genomics and offer state-of-the-art information to healthcare providers treating patients with genetic conditions. Expert Cleveland Clinic faculty will share case-based presentations highlighting the advances of genetics and genomics in cardiovascular disorders.

Who Should Attend

We invite practitioners and healthcare professionals seeking to learn the latest developments in medical genetics, especially providers in Cardiology, Family Practice, Internal Medicine and Specialties, Pediatrics, and other health care professionals. Trainees and students with an interest in expanding their knowledge of genomic medicine and related topics are also encouraged to attend.

By Attending, You Will Be Able To:

  • Assess novel genetic service delivery models in cardiovascular healthcare
  • Describe present and emerging genetic technologies and their applications in cardiovascular healthcare
  • Discuss current management practices of patients with a diagnosis of, or at high-risk for, hereditary cardiovascular disorders
  • Review the social and ethical implications of genetic screening and testing in the cardiovascular healthcare setting
  • Explore current reimbursement trends and cost savings strategies for genetic services
  • Describe the importance and process of family history taking in cardiovascular disease