UW-Madison's 20th Annual Clinical GC Supervisor CE Conference

July 31, 2020

Mentoring Prospective Genetic Counseling Applicants
What GC Programs Want You to Know

A collaborative effort between UW-Madison, University of MN, and Northwestern University

Please join us to learn how you can be most effective at mentoring prospective applicants to a genetic counseling program.  After attending this seminar, you will recognize what constitutes a qualified applicant, create valuable learning opportunities, and appreciate why the mentorship you provide is so critical to our profession.  Spots are limited to ensure robust discussion. Look forward to “seeing” you there!

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized UW-Madison to offer up to 0.15 CEUs or 1.50 Category 1 contact hours. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.  If you wish to receive this credit type, enter your NSGC ID# at registration.  The registration fee covers the CEU fee and processing.

Target Audience

Genetic Counselors

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the application process for GC graduate school
  • Examine the requirements for GC graduate school
  • Critique the strengths and areas for improvement of a prospective GC applicant 
  • Recognize the value of mentorship to the profession of genetic counseling
  • Evaluate appropriate activities for a prospective GC applicant that facilitate the goals of becoming qualified 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
06/28/2020
Course expires: 
09/30/2020
Event starts: 
07/31/2020 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
07/31/2020 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$26.00
Rating: 
0

Agenda

10:00 AM

Welcome and Logistics of a Virtual Meeting

10:15 AM

The Qualified Genetic Counseling Applicant (0.075 CEU)
Bonnie LeRoy, Casey Reiser, Cathy Wicklund

11:00 AM

Mentoring a Prospective Genetic Counseling Applicant (0.075 CEU)
Bonnie LeRoy, Casey Reiser, Cathy Wicklund

11:45 AM

Evaluation and Concluding Remarks

Faculty

Bonnie LeRoy, MS, CGC

Professor
Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
University of Minnesota

Casey Reiser, MS, CGC

Professor
Program Director, Master of Genetic Counselor Studies
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Cathy Wicklund, MS, CGC

Associate Professor
Director, Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

 

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 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 STATEMENT

NSGC CREDIT

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized UW-Madison to offer up to 0.15 CEUs or 1.50 Category 1 contact hours. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .15 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1.5 hours.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Price

Cost:
$26.00
Please login or register to take this course.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information regarding webinar access.

Required Hardware/software

Computer, tablet, or smartphone with audio sharing capabilities.