2020 Wisconsin Genetics Exchange
The Wisconsin Genetics Exchange is an annual statewide educational conference primarily intended for genetics and allied healthcare professionals. The purpose of the Wisconsin Genetics Exchange is to provide participants with an opportunity for statewide collaboration and continued professional development. Sharing of knowledge and practices is an important way of increasing the competency of practitioners in Wisconsin.
0.5 NSGC Category 1 CEU
5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
5.25 ANCC Contact Hours
$26 for those claiming credit ($25 plus $1 credit card processing fee)
$0 for those not claiming credit
This activity is intended for physicians, fellows/residents, physician assistants, nurses, genetic counselors, geneticists, lab technicians, and other allied health care professionals.
Elements of Competence
This CE activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties' areas of medical knowledge, patient care and procedural skills, practice-based learning and improvement, and systems-based practice.
This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of values/ethics and roles/responsibilities.
- Apply new knowledge and tools to their professional practice
- Identify how evolving technology and health systems issues impact clinical genetics
- Discuss advances in genomic medicine and related policy that impact individual lives, professional practice and societal inequities
Funding for this conference is provided by the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Title V Services Block Grant, Maternal & Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Service Administration, and US Department of Health and Human Services.
Additional support is provided by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine.
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Financial Challenges in Genetic Testing: Can They Be Conquered?
UW Medical Genetics Experience in Advocating for Increasing Genetic Testing Access for Patients
Does Supply Equal Demand? The Workforce of Direct Patient Care Genetic Counselors in Wisconsin
The Human Genome as the Common Heritage of Mankind: Implications for Medical Genomics
Research to Elucidate Pathophysiology and Therapies for Genetic Conditions
Watching Science Evolve from the Front Row: Patients' Diverse Experiences with Cancer Risk and Genomics
Genetic Screening: Historical and Current Ethical Perspectives
Reflections and Interactive Discussion
Closing Remarks and Adjourn
ONLINE CONFERENCE (Central Daylight Time)
Access to the conference webinar will be sent to you prior to the conference, and will also be available trough the conference course page
April Hall, PhD, MS, CGC
Anne Harris, PhD, MPH
Jackie McHugh, MS
Wanda Meeteer, APNP
Stephen Meyn, MD, PhD
Sara Zoran, MS, CGC
Michael Astion, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Department of Laboratories at Seattle Children's Hospital
Anita Bhattacharyya, PhD
Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology
Carlee Dawson, BS
Genetic Counselor Assistant
Sharon Fleischfresser, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Wisconsin Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Program, Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Norman Fost, MD
Jennifer Geurts, MS, CGC
Certified Genetic Counselor
Rachel Grob, PhD, MA
Associate Clinical Professor
April Hall, PhD, MS, CGC
Research Genetic Counselor
Stephen Meyn, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Jessica Scott Schwoerer, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) and Public Health Madison & Dane County. University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 ANCC contact hours.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. Iowa Board of Nursing accepts ANCC contact hours for nursing continuing education requirements.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.525 continuing education units (CEUs) or 5.25 hours.
National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) CEU Credit
This event has been submitted to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for approval of 0.5 Category 1 CEUs. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accepts CEUs approved by NSGC for purposes of recertification. Approval for the requested CEUs and contact hours is currently pending. Individuals attending the entire conference in person and remotely are eligible for credit.
- 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 5.25 ANCC Contact Hours
- 5.25 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Price includes $25 conference fee and $1 credit card processing fee
Registration deadline: 9/11/2020
After completing the checkout process, you will receive an enrollment confirmation message, with a link and instructions to complete additional required 2020 Genetics Exchange registration questions. You are required to complete these questions by September 11, 2020.
For Further Information
Requests for further information should be directed to Sara Zoran at email@example.com or 608-262-0182.
Computer, tablet, or smartphone with audio sharing capabilities.