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This comprehensive list of Genetics CME courses and board reviews are a great way to earn CME credits and boost your knowledge about key Genetics topics including genetic testing, genetic abnormalities, and much more. These Genetics CME activities will help physicians meet the American Board of Genetics and Genomics Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements of at least 250 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ every 10 years.
Transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR) is a progressive, multisystem, life-threatening disorder characterized by the extracellular deposition of misfolded, insoluble amyloid fibrils.
After completing Hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR) treatment strategies: best practices and emerging therapies physicians will better be able to:
Target Audience: neurologists, cardiologists, and hematologists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists in the aforementioned areas of specialty; and any other HCPs with an interest in or who may clinically encounter patients with ATTR.See full details chevron_right
Fabry disease is characterized by a deficiency of the glycoside hydrolase enzyme alpha galactosidase A, resulting in the accumulation of the glycolipid globotriaosylceramide throughout the body, particularly prominently in the blood vessels. A defect in the enzyme alpha galactosidase A results in glycosphingolipid accumulation, ultimately leading to multi-organ dysfunction and the patient’s premature death. Early symptoms, which occur during childhood, involve pain and may include Raynaud phenomenon, paresthesias, and arthralgia in the extremities and proximal limbs, as well as impaired gastrointestinal emptying, resulting in abdominal pain, diarrhea, early satiety, postprandial bloating, nausea, and vomiting. In adulthood, the disease’s impact spreads beyond and begins to affect the cardiac and renal systems.
By the end of the session the participant will be able to:
Target Audience: The following healthcare professionals: cardiologists, nephrologists, pediatricians, and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who may clinically encounter patients with Fabry disease.See full details chevron_right
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