Instructor: Marcia Van Riper
Length: 2 to 6 hours
This workshop is designed to review and update topics related to the care of children with genetic conditions and their families.
- At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- Describe the incidence, pathophysiology, symptoms, and priorities of care for selected pediatric conditions that have a significant genetic component.
- Identify assessment and intervention strategies for individuals and families affected by genetic conditions.
- Discuss how individuals and families define and manage the ethical, legal, and social issues associated with caring for a child with a genetic condition.
- Engage in dialogue regarding the ethical, legal, and social issues raised by genetic testing of children and gene therapy with children.