The “Pediatric Considerations in Polyposis Conditions” webinar will include education on the following topics:
Endoscopy considerations in pediatrics
- Smaller scope
- Discussing symptoms, explaining how tests work/feel
- Indications for colectomy and how the decision is made
- Number of polyps, size of polyps, pathology specific gene mutation, family history
- Weighing physical development w/ cancer risk
- What age, social/emotional considerations
- When testing may change management of surveillance
At the conclusion of this webinar, medical professionals will be able to:
Distinguish between general and pediatric endoscopic considerations.
Recall indications for colectomy.
Outline when genetic counseling may change management of surveillance.
8 Part Webinar Series: $65* by February 20th
8 Part Webinar Series: $75* after February 20th
According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 8 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN.
This conference has been approved by the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (CAGC) for 6 CECs.
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation to offer up to 0.80 CEUs or 8.00 Category 1 contact hours for the event: Recognizing and Treating Polyposis Conditions. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.
*At the time of registration, a one time $25 fee will be added for individuals desiring CEUs through the NSGC.
Sessions may be attended LIVE or viewed On-Demand.
Registration fees cover the cost of CEUs, and production and promotion of the webinar series. Proceeds benefit the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation. If you would like to receive a refund, please email 24 hours prior to the first webinar's start time. Refunds will exclude a 10% processing fee.