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The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA): What It Does and Does Not Do and What It Means for Health Care Professionals
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.
Maxwell Mehlman, J.D.

Within the past 12 months, Prof. Mehlman reports no commercial conflicts of interest.


Release Date: 06/03/2008
Termination Date: 06/03/2011

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
  • Describe the nature of genetic discrimination in health insurance and employment
  • List the ways in which the new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) protects individuals against genetic discrimination
  • Discuss the limits on the protections against genetic discrimination afforded by GINA
  • Describe the policy implications of GINA
  • Discuss the likely impact of GINA on the practice of medicine.

 
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