Pharmacogenomics in 2018: Current Applications and Future Opportunities

Expires: July 23, 2020

Presentation

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  Video length: 1 hour 2 minutes

Overview

While evidence for the influence of genetics on drug response has been accumulating for decades, the field of pharmacogenomics has evolved rapidly in recent years. This webinar will provide an overview of evidence-based applications of pharmacogenomics, share recent advances, and discuss the clinical utility of new panels and single-gene tests.
 

Presenters

Image of Ann Moyer, M.D., Ph.D.Ann Moyer, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Division of Clinical Biochemistry
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
 

 

 

Image of John Logan Black, M.D.John Logan Black, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Division of Clinical Biochemistry
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

 

 

 

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize basic concepts of genetics and pharmacogenomics.
  • Describe testing modalities currently available, including limitations.
  • Explain evidence-based applications of pharmacogenomics testing.
  • List appropriate uses of single-gene and panel testings.
  • Recommend new tests and tools that increase the utility of pharmacogenomics.

 

Intended Audience

This webinar is designed for any provider who prescribes drugs with pharmacogenomic associations (e.g., cardiologists, oncologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, primary care physicians including internists and family care practitioners, etc.) as well as pathologists, laboratory directors, and laboratory sendout coordinators.

 

Level of instruction

Intermediate

 

Credit

The following types of credit are offered for this event:
ASCLS P.A.C.E.®
State of California
State of Florida

To obtain credit:

  1. Watch the video.
  2. Complete the posttest and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.
  3. Generate and print your certificate(s).

 

ASCLS P.A.C.E.®

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ®program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1 P.A.C.E®contact hour.

State of California

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences for State of California. This program has been approved for 1 contact hour.

State of Florida

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for the clinical laboratory sciences for the State of Florida. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for General credit. This program has been approved for 1 contact hour.

 

Faculty Disclosure

Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentations.

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Mayo Medical Laboratories is not an applicable manufacturer or applicable group purchasing organization (GPO). (GPOs, per the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and this program do not trigger any reporting requirements pursuant to Open Payments [Sunshine Act] legislation.)

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