2021 Wisconsin Genetics Exchange - Virtual

October 15, 2021

Virtual Live Conference 

All times central

Program Description

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.

NSGC CEU credit is also available! Genetic counselors, be sure to complete the evaluation to request your credit.

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Apply new knowledge and tools to their professional practice.
  • Describe activities to increase access to genetic services and testing.
  • Discuss emerging technology and therapies targeted to treat individuals with genetic conditions.

Financial Support

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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 0.56 NSGC Category 1 CEU Contact Hours
  • 5.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 5.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
08/05/2021
Course expires: 
10/31/2021
Event starts: 
10/15/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
10/15/2021 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
0

All times Central

Agenda

8:30 AM

Conference Opens

8:50 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Jennifer Geurts, MS, CGC

Improving Equity & Access

9:00 AM

Keynote Address: Investigating Diversity Measures in Genomics Research and Medicine
Alice B. Popejoy, PhD

10:30 AMBREAK

10:40 AM

Advocacy for Increasing Access to Genetic Testing and Telemedicine for MA Recipients
Jessica Scott Schwoerer, MD & April Hall, PhD, MS, CGC

11:10 AM

Provider Training Initiatives to Increase Access to Genetics in Wisconsin
Jennifer Geurts, MS, CGC; Stephanie Offord, MSN, FNP-BC, AGN-BC; Sara Zoran, MS, CGC

11:50 AM

Molecular Autopsy for Sudden Unexplained Death in the Young
Vanessa Horner, PhD

CME and CNE CREDIT NOT AWARDED FOR THIS TALK

12:00 PM

LUNCH

Genomic Discovery and Therapy

1:00 PM

Genetic Diagnosis and Gene Discovery in Pediatric Ocular Disorders
Linda Reis, MS, CGC

2:00 PM

BREAK

2:10 PM

Genomic Therapies Primer
Michael Muriello, MD

2:20 PM

Gene Therapy for Farber Disease Retinopathy
Daniel Lipinski, MSc, DPhil

2:40 PM

Gene Therapy in Hemophilia
Lynn Malec, MD

CME and CNE CREDIT NOT AWARDED FOR THIS TALK

3:00 PM

Genetics and Justice: A Framework for Improving Health Disparities
Ryan Spellecy, PhD

3:30 PM

Small Group Breakout Sessions for Facilitated Discussion

4:00 PM

Closing Remarks and Adjourn
J
ennifer Geurts, MS, CGC

WI
United States

VIRTUAL ONLINE CONFERENCE (Central Daylight Time)

Access to the conference webinar will be sent to you prior to the conference, and will also be available through the conference course page.

Planning Committee

Angela Burbach, APN
Jennifer Geurts, MS, CGC
Anne Harris, PhD, MPH, RD
Sarah (Divney) Linn, BS
Michael Muriello, MD
Amy Ott, MS, CGC
Kristin Sanden, MS, CGC
Kate Stuewe, MS, CGC
Sara Zoran, MS, CGC

Faculty

Jennifer Geurts, MS, CGC

Certified Genetic Counselor
Associate Director, Genetic Counseling
Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center (GSPMC)
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

April Hall, PhD, MS, CGC

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Genetics & Metabolism
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI

Vanessa Horner, PhD, FACM

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Director, UW Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics Services, WSLH
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI

Daniel Lipinski, MSc, DPhil

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy
Medial College of Wisconsin Eye Institute
Milwaukee, WI

Lynn M. Malec, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor
Department of Hematology
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Stephanie Offord, APNP

Advanced Genetics Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Alice Popejoy, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Biomedical Data Sciences
Stanford Medicine
Stanford, CA

Linda Reis, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor
Genetics & Metabolism
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Jessica Scott Schwoerer, MD

Associate Professor (CHS), Department of Pediatrics, Genetics & Metabolism
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Clinical Biochemical Geneticist
University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center
Madison, WI

Ryan Spellecy, PhD

Ursula von der Ruhr Chair in Bioethics
Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Sara Zoran, MS, CGC

Clinical Genetic Counselor
University of Wisconsin
Waisman Center Medical Genetics Clinic
Coordinator
Genetics Systems Integration Hub
Madison, WI

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the  speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.

For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on, patients.

The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Name

Role

Financial Relationship Disclosures

Discussion of Unlabeled/Unapproved uses of drugs/devices in presentation?

Terese Bailey

Planner

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Angela Burbach

Planner

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Sarah Divney

Planner

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Jennifer Geurts

Planner, Presenter

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

April Hall

Presenter

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Anne Harris

Planner

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Vanessa Horner

Presenter

Exact Sciences (Employment)

No

Daniel Lipinski

Presenter

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Lynn Malec

Presenter

SANOFI PASTEUR BIOLOGICS LLC (Contractor),
Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc. (Contractor),
CSL Behring (Contractor),
Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (Contractor)

 

Michael Muriello

Planner

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Stephanie Offord

Presenter

BioMarin Pharmaceutical (Contractor)

No

Amy Ott

Planner

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Alice Popejoy

Presenter

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Linda Reis

Presenter

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Kristin Sanden

Planner

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Jessica Scott Schwoerer

Presenter

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Ryan Spellecy

Presenter

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Kate Stuewe

Planner

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Sara Zoran

Course Director, Presenter

No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose

No

Discloser List CME Internal Report

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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 the Medical College of Wisconsin. The 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 5.0 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 5.0 ANCC contact hours.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.5 continuing education units (CEUs) or 5.0 hours.

National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) CEU Credit

The NSGC has authorized Genetic Systems Integration Hub and Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine to offer up to 0.56 CEUs or 5.6 Category 1 contact hours for the activity 2021 Wisconsin Genetics Exchange. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 0.56 NSGC Category 1 CEU Contact Hours
  • 5.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 5.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to help@icep.wisc.edu. There are no refunds.

QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION

Email help@icep.wisc.edu

PROGRAM CHANGES

Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes, or cancellation. The Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification. Should the event be cancelled, participants will be refunded in full.

Accessibility

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please notify Sara Zoran at zoran@wisc.edu.

For Further Information

Requests for further information should be directed to Sara Zoran at zoran@wisc.edu or 608-262-0182.

Required Hardware/software

Computer, tablet, or smartphone with audio sharing capabilities.