Family History – Online CNE/CME Course
Carolyn R. Vitek, Ed.D., M.S. and Timothy B. Curry, M.D., Ph.D.
This module covers essential concepts of family history and provides you with the knowledge needed to incorporate comprehensive family medical history assessments into your practice.
This course is part of the Advancing Care Through Genomics: Essentials for Nursing Practice – Online CNE/CME Courses and was developed under an NHGRI Nursing Education Grant.
These courses are designed for any registered nurse interested in increasing use of genomics in patient care. It may also be of interest to advanced practice nurses, licensed practical nurses, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, students, and other members of the health care team.
Upon completion of this module, participants should be able to:
- Identify basic family health history principles
- Identify relationships using a pedigree
- Apply psychosocial principles when capturing family history
- Apply the principles of cascade testing
Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.
Carolyn R. Vitek, Ed.D., M.S.
Timothy B. Curry, M.D., Ph.D.
Kara Mangold, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CCTN, CNE
Corinne Berg, MSN, RN, PHN
Teresa M. Kruisselbrink, M.S., CGC
Richard Weinshilboum, M.D.
Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D.
Karen M. Meagher, Ph.D.
Christopher B. Grilli, Pharm.D., R.Ph., M.B.A.
Matthew J. Ferber, Ph.D.
Sharon C. Zehe, J.D.
Ann M. Moyer, M.D., Ph.D.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 0.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.
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- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.75 ANCC
- 0.75 Attendance