Medical Family History: Tools for Your Practice

This educational resource from NCHPEG addresses core principles in:

  • family history collection, 
  • interpretation, and 
  • intervention.

It provides instruction on building a medical pedigree and includes four case studies to apply interpretation skills.

This was developed with the Core Principles in Family History.


Type Course
CME Available No
Topic
Cost Free
Note 2011; curriculum development



Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Genetics Expertise and Analysis
    • 1:   Demonstrate and utilize a depth and breadth of understanding and knowledge of genetics and genomics core concepts and principles.
      • 1a:   Demonstrate knowledge of principles of human, medical, and public health genetics and genomics and their related sciences.
    • 3:   Construct relevant, targeted and comprehensive personal and family histories and pedigrees.
      • 3a:   Demonstrate proficiency in the use of pedigree symbols, standard notation, and nomenclature.
      • 3d:   Elicit and assess pertinent information relating to medical, developmental, pregnancy and psychosocial histories.