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Generations of Families Building Families

March 25 – 29, 2020
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa

Setting the stage for education, innovation, progress and change, as we strive to create healthy families and promote optimal reproductive care.

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Genetic Counselors — Embryonic Mosaicism: 23 Shades of Grey

Rachel Donnell, MSc

Saturday, March 28
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

 1.50 CME

Session Description:

The detection of embryonic mosaicism is the result of significant advancements in genetic testing technology. Geared toward the clinical fertility nurse, attendees will receive an in-depth clinical look at the controversies surrounding embryonic mosaicism. With a clinical, rather than technical focus, this session will provide the fertility nurse with the foundation they need to understand and explain mosaicism to their patients.

Session Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the rationale behind preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy (PGT-A).
  2. Review the benefits and limitations of detecting embryonic mosaicism.
  3. Summarize the difficulties of interpreting mosaic results.
  4. Respond to commonly asked patient questions.

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