Continuing Education:

Genetic Counselors:

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized the Texas Department of State Health Services to offer up to 0.6 CEUs or 6.0 Category 1 contact hours for the event Genetics Conference 2017, Genes to Genomes: The New Genetics. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.

 

Continuing education credit/contact hours for this event are provided by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and include the following:

Continuing Medical Education:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service for 2 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

 

Continuing Nursing Education:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 6 contact hour(s) of Continuing Nursing Education.

 

Social Workers:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service under sponsor number CS3065 has been approved by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (https://dshs.texas.gov/socialwork) to offer continuing education contact hours to social workers. The approved status of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service expires annually on December 31. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 6 contact hour(s) of Continuing Social Work Education.

This course has been designated by The Texas Department of State Health Services for 2 contact hours of education in professional ethics and social work values.

 

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is an approved provider (#466) by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists to offer continuing education contact hours to Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 6 contact hour(s) for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and 2 contact hours in professional ethics for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists.

 

Licensed Professional Counselors:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is an approved provider (#690) by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors to offer continuing education contact hours to Licensed Professional Counselors. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 6 contact hour(s) for Licensed Professional Counselors and 2 contact hours in professional ethics for Licensed Professional Counselors.

 

Licensed Psychologists:

The Texas Department of State Health Services is authorized by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a (c)(2)(A) provider of professional development hours for licensed psychologists. Per the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Act and Rules, at least half (10) of the required 20 hours of professional development must be obtained by a provider listed in section (c)(2)(A). The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 6 contact hour(s) for Licensed Psychologists.

 

Certificate of Attendance:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has designated 6 hour(s) for attendance.

 

List of Conference Sessions and Objectives

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