Genomics Primer for Providers Online CME Course

Course Director: Stephanie L. Hines, M.D.

Online - Available until April 2024

This course has been developed to increase provider knowledge regarding genetic testing and diseases with a genetic basis. It will be subdivided into sections: Inheriting Genetic Conditions, Sporadic vs Hereditary Cancers, Interpreting Results & Management Decisions, and Direct to Consumer Testing.

Target Audience

The primary audience for this module is Mayo Clinic providers (primary care physicians). Allied Health, Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Resident Fellows.

Learning Objectives

Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.

  • Identify the difference between a chromosomal, mendelian and multifactorial disorders
  • Define what a variant is
  • Identify the differences between variant classifications
  • Identify two indicators that warrant a genetic referral
  • Identify the most appropriate family member to receive genetic testing
  • Define a multi-factorial condition
  • State the different types of possible test results
  • Explain the potential limitations of a non-diagnostic test result

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Course Director
Stephanie L. Hines, M.D.
Sarah K. Mantia, M.S., CGC

Corinne M. Berg, M.S.N., R.N.
Richard J. Presutti, D.O.


Accreditation Statement
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.


Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians 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.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance


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Access to online streaming course is available from the date of purchase until the course expires on April 15, 2024. Credit must be claimed within that time period.

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