Pediatric Genetic Testing Webinars

Genetic testing in a pediatric environment poses unique challenges with respect to age of disease onset, when to test, patient autonomy, etc., and many primary care providers can benefit from education about these issues. Guidelines and statements exist to help inform scope of practice. This webinar series uses clinically appropriate cases to address best practices in the genetic testing of children and adolescents.

Type Course
CME Available Yes
Cost Free; $10 for CME credit for each of the 3-part webinar series

Date of Resource

Genomic Competencies

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


  • Professional Responsibilities
    • PR-4:   Incorporate genetic and genomic technologies and information into practice.
    • PR-5:   Demonstrate the importance of tailoring genetic and genomic information and services
  • Nursing Assessment
    • NA-1:   Demonstrate understanding of relationship of genetics and genomics to health
    • NA-4:   Collect histories that consider genetic, environmental, and genomic influences and risks
    • NA-5:   Conducts assessments incorporating genetic, environmental, and genomic influences and risk factors
    • NA-6:   Analyze the history and physical assessment for genetic, environmental, and genomic influences
    • NA-7:   Assess client's knowledge, perceptions, and responses
    • NA-8:   Develop a plan of care that incorporates genetic and genomic assessment information.
  • Identification
    • ID-1:   Identify clients who may benefit from genetic and genomic information and services
    • ID-2:   Identify credible, accurate, appropriate, and current genetic and genomic information
  • Referral activities
    • RA-1:   Facilitate referrals for specialized genetic and genomic services
  • Provision of education, care and support
    • PECS-1:   Provide clients with interpretation of genetic and genomic information
    • PECS-2:   Provide clients with genetic and genomic information and resources for informed decision making
    • PECS-3a:   Use health promotion/disease prevention practices that consider genetic and genomic influences
    • PECS-3b:   Use health promotion/disease prevention practices incorporating knowledge of genetic and/or genomic risk factors
    • PECS-4:   Use genetic- and genomic-based interventions and information to improve clients' outcomes
    • PECS-5:   Collaborate with health care providers to provide genetic and genomic health care in health promotion/disease prevention

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.
    • 3:   Construct relevant, targeted and comprehensive personal and family histories and pedigrees.
    • 4:   Identify, assess, facilitate, and integrate genetic testing options in genetic counseling practice.
    • 6:   Demonstrate the skills necessary to successfully manage a genetic counseling case.
  • Professional Development & Practice
    • 17:   Act in accordance with the ethical, legal and philosophical principles and values of the genetic counseling profession and the policies of one's institution or organization.