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The Festival of Genomics Boston 2016 was CEU approved for the sessions below.

If you attended the Festival want to claim CEU’s please get in touch. 

Workshop A: Empowering patients & physicians with actionable information June 27th 

  • Review and explore ways in which physicians and patients can be empowered with genomic and other diagnostic data as it related to the therapeutics and clinical trials
  • Review how to access the best care available in Molecular Tumour Boards
  • Consider clinical trials as a way to access experimental and therapeutics seeking new indications
  • Examine how sharing data and personal expereinces can helps others
  • Review what makes an empowered patient and how it can improve the healthcare systems

Workshop D: Clinical Interpretation: making sense of missense & nonsense in clinical sequencing reports

  • Review the stages involved in understanding a clinical sequencing report
  • Gain a core understanding of the steps needed to choose therapeutics options
  • Review and examine annotation of molecular reports
  • Take part in the process of reviewing clinical molecular reports by submitting de-identified reports for analysis and discussion
  • Review methods for choosing NGS-based tests and developing interpretive platforms

Genomics medicine stream June 28th

  • Summarize the need for increased international collaboration for precision medicine
  • Review current obstacles for increasing collaboration
  • Summarize the need for increased international collaboration for precision medicine
  • Evaluate the need for international collaboration with cancer genomics research
  • Review current obstacles for increasing collaboration
  • Evaluate the need for international collaboration with cancer genomics research
  • Review current obstacles for increasing collaboration

Practical Clinical Techniques June 29th

  • Examine the challenges on the path to precision medicine
  • Review and analyze the current and emerging need for genetic counselors for personalized/precision medicine
  • Review approaches and methods for interpreting variants
  • Examine methods for molecular diagnosis
  • Review clinical resources to optimize the use of genomics in medicine
  • Review the evolution of genomic sequencing platforms and analyze the challenges of optimizing panels and the limitations of sequencing speed

Genetic Counseling Professional Development June 29th

  • Examine the roles of genetic counselors in the area of personalized/precision medicine
  • Review and analyze the current and emerging need for genetic counselors for personalized/precision medicine
  • Examine the challenges on the path to precision medicine
  • Review and examine the model of private practise for genetic counselors