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FREE Webinar for AABC Members
 
cell free dna screening:
much more than a "baby gender" test
 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday - May 18th at 3:00PM EDT
 

Join us for AABC Webinar Wednesday with Heather Dorsey to learn more about genetic screening. This presentation will:

  • Discuss what genetic counseling is and who should be referred to see a genetic counselor
  • Review rates of birth defects in the general population and an approach to screening pregnancies for conditions including, but not limited to, Down Syndrome
  • Explore cell free DNA screening, its benefits and limitations, and practical approaches to its incorporation into prenatal care
  • Consider questions for providers to consider when thinking of offering cell free DNA screening to their patients
 
About the Presenter

Heather DorseyHeather Dorsey, MS
Board-certified in genetic counseling by the American Board of Genetic Counseling, Inc. Heather is a genetic counselor with Legacy Medical Group-Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her master's degree in genetic counseling from Indiana University. She is an active member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and a diplomat of the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Heather began her career in genetic counseling working primarily in a pediatric clinic in Kansas City, MO. In 2000, she moved to Portland, OR and has been working as a prenatal genetic counselor since that time. She enjoys helping people understand the testing options that are available to them during pregnancy and make choices that are appropriate for their family. When not working, she enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time outdoors.


The American Association of Birth Centers presents Webinar Wednesdays as a member benefit for AABC members.
 

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