Target Audience This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of practicing physicians who provide prenatal care.
Statement of Need Genetic technology is rapidly expanding, often too quickly for physicians and other health professionals to become familiar with new technologies before their patients inquire about them, and too quickly for adequate evidence regarding the clinical utility of the technologies to be produced. This educational module will assist physicians and health professionals to determine when cell-free DNA screening is appropriate for their patients and how to interpret the results of such testing.
Statement of Competency This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competencies: patient care, medical knowledge, and interpersonal and communications skills.
Accreditation Statement The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Receiving Your CME Credit To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must; 1) answer the pre-assessment questions, 2) work through the module content in its entirety, 3) successfully complete the post-assessment answering 2 out of 3 questions correctly and 4) complete the evaluation. Planning Committee Barry D. Dickinson, PhD, CME Program Committee, AMA Abdallah Elias, MD, Department of Medical Genetics, Shodair Children’s Hospital Jeanette McCarthy, MPH, PhD, Visiting Associate Professor, Division of Medical Genetics, UCSF School of Medicine Laura Nicholson, MD, Co-Director of Education, Scripps Translational Science Institute James O’Leary, MBA, Chief innovation Officer, Genetic Alliance Janet K. Williams, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor of Nursing, Chair of Behavioral and Social Science Research, University of Iowa Faculty Barry D. Dickinson, PhD, CME Program Committee, AMA (Content Reviewer) Siobhan Dolan, MD, MPH, Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Content Consultant) Emily Edelman, MS, CGC, Associate Director, Clinical and Continuing Education, The Jackson Laboratory (Author) Abdallah Elias, MD, Department of Medical Genetics, Shodair Children's Hospital (Content Reviewer) Therese Ingram Nissen, MA, Senior Instructional Designer/Technologist, The Jackson Laboratory (Author) Katie Johansen Taber, PhD, Principal Policy Analyst, Science and Biotechnology, AMA (Author) Laura Nicholson, MD, Co-Director of Education, Scripps Translational Science Institute (Author) Colleen Schmitt, MS, CGC, Genetic Counselor, Counsyl (Content Consultant) James O'Leary, MBA, Chief innovation Officer, Genetic Alliance (Content Reviewer) Kate Reed, MPH, ScM, CGC, Director, Clinical and Continuing Education, The Jackson Laboratory (Author) Suzanna Schott, ScM, CGC, Medical Writer, The Jackson Laboratory (Author)
Hardware/software Requirements Screen resolution of 800X600 or higher. Web Browser: MS Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, etc. Browser Plug-in: Adobe Flash Player PDF Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher. Audio speakers or headphones Should you have any questions regarding the content of the activity, please contact Katie Johansen Taber at email@example.com. Should you have any technical questions, please contact the AMA Unified Service Center at 800-621-8335.