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Tuesday, February 28 • 10:30 - 10:45
Pre-Test Consult - Clinical Genomic Case Study
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Learn the core elements of counselling for exome/genome sequencing tests and hear from a genome genetic counselor some practical tips for this process.

The key elements of this presentation will be:

  1. What health care providers (HCPs) need to know about exome/ genome sequencing to facilitate informed consent      
  2. Practical tips for counselling families about exome/genome sequencing tests      
  3. Where to find resources that will facilitate the process

Speakers
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Nasim Monfared, MS, CGC

Certified Genetic Counsellor, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Nasim Monfared is the coordinator and genetic counsellor for the Genome Clinic at the Centre for Genetic Medicine at SickKids. Nasim recruits and counsels patients undergoing exome and genome sequencing (ES), interprets and reports variants generated through these tests and counsels patients and families about results of these investigations. Nasim has an interest in the practical and ethical implications of clinical implementation of... Read More →


Tuesday February 28, 2017 10:30 - 10:45
CRL Event Room 3a/3b PGCRL Bay Street Toronto