This presentation will discuss the ‘need to knows’ for hematologists when considering genetic testing, including managing patient expectations, informed consent, and the importance of clinical history. The lecture will also provide ‘behind-the-scenes’ insight in laboratory stewardship and utilization guidance as well as testing limitations and variant interpretation methods. Recorded 11/7/2018

Target Audience: This presentation is intended for physicians, laboratory scientists, nurses, genetics counselors and other members of the healthcare team involved in the care of patients with inherited blood disorders.

The goal of this activity is to provide medical news to physicians and other healthcare professionals in order to enhance patient care.

Level of instruction: Advanced

Faculty: Jamie McCreery, MS, CGC Genetics Counselor, Versiti

CE credits available.

Release Date: 12/07/2018