Continuing Education Credits

Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine Conference

April 21-23, 2021
8am – 1pm PDT
Live Virtual Conference

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to:

  • Describe the principles of genomic medicine and whole genome sequencing
  • Discuss the uses, benefits, and limitations of genomic testing technologies
  • Recognize the implications of implementing genomic medicine in NICUs and PICUs
  • Recognize when and how to refer patients for whole genome sequencing
  • Identify tools and other practical resources for implementation of whole genome sequencing
  • Determine early ascertainment for patients who may benefit from whole genome sequencing
  • Recognize how to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of health professionals

View the program agenda and faculty (PDF).

Genetic Counselors

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine to offer up to 1.075 CEUs or 10.75 Category 1 contact hours for the activity Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine Conference 2021. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.

Nurses

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is a Continuing Education Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, BRN Provider #00111 for eleven (11.0) contact hours.

PhysiciansUCSD Medical School logo

The University of California San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of California San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural linguistic competency.

This activity is intended for the Genomic Community.

Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of California San Diego School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual’s control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose will be disqualified from participating in the CME activity.

Conference Program Planning Committee

  • Stephen Kingsmore, MB ChB BAO DSc, Chief Executive Officer, Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine
  • Karen Garman, EdD MAPP BCC, Director of Education and Engagement, Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine

Pre-Conference Genomics 101

Available on-demand with conference registration.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to:

  • Describe the principles of genomic medicine and whole genome sequencing
  • Discuss the uses, benefits, and limitations of genomic testing technologies
  • Recognize the implications of implementing genomic medicine in NICUs and PICUs
  • Recognize when and how to refer patients for whole genome sequencing
  • Identify tools and other practical resources for implementation of whole genome sequencing
  • Determine early ascertainment for patients who may benefit from whole genome sequencing
  • Recognize how to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of health professionals

Physicians: CME CreditsUCSD Medical School logo

The University of California San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of California San Diego School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural linguistic competency.

This activity is intended for the Genomic Community.

Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of California San Diego School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual’s control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose will be disqualified from participating in the CME activity.

The Genomics 101 course will be made available April 13, 2021, and will expire April 12, 2022.

Certificates

CME/CEU/CE hours are based on the total number of live and on-demand session hours attended at Frontiers. We will provide 30 days of on-demand access to the conference recordings for learners, which will count towards final hours.

Frontiers 2021 CME/CE Certificates for Physicians, Non-Physicians, and Nurses:
To evaluate the course and claim your credits, please go to cpd.ucsd.edu/evaluation and follow the instructions to claim credit. You must register for an account on CME California.

This event page will not be available until after the meeting adjourns.

The last day to claim credit is May 23, 2021.

Access code: GENOMIC2021

Frontiers 2021 CEU Certificates for Genetic Counselors:
Certificates will be uploaded to your NSGC account after we provide NSGC with your final hours and completed survey.

Please be sure to complete your survey by May 23, 2021.

Pre-Conference Genomics 101 CME Certificates:
The Pre-Conference Genomics 101 certificates will be emailed in June 2021 to the email address you used to register for Frontiers 2021. Please be sure to complete your Pre-Conference Genomics 101 survey by May 23, 2021.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact genomicsconference@rchsd.org.