Release Date: Oct 2019
CC: PC, PBL, ICS, SBP
Danielle LaGrave, MS, LCGC
Genetic Counselor Consultant, ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Appreciate the necessity of pre-analytical genetic test review in cost savings and patient care and the role of provider-supplied clinical information in this effort.
- Understand the role clinical information plays in post-analytic test interpretation.
- Demonstrate understanding of the various roles the laboratory genetic counselor can play at both the local laboratory and the national reference laboratory.
Who should attend? Practicing Pathologists, Residents, Pathologists’ Assistants, Laboratory Managers, Bench Supervisors, Bench Technologists & Technicians, Genetic Counselors, Laboratory Send-out/Referral Testing Staff, Students
This webcast course will concentrate on the importance of clinical information in both the pre- and post-test analysis and the manner in which this information is utilized to provide improved patient care at reduced costs. The role of the laboratory genetic counselor will be explored, mainly as it applies to test utilization, but also as support to the laboratory and the providers who send testing.