Chromosome 18
Care For Patients With Chromosome 18 Abnormalities

Online Course
August 1, 2017 - August 1, 2020

  • Course Description
  • Registration


Course Description

This 2 part online enduring material presentation will focus on the chromosome 18 conditions and the recent updates to managing the care of affected individuals. This presentation is designed to address the current misconceptions about chromosome abnormalities in general as well as specific medical management recommendations.


Who Should Attend?

This activity is designed to meet the educational goals of physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, physical therapist and other healthcare professionals.


Learning Objectives

  • Participants will recognize their biases and appreciate that proactive medical care can improve these children's lives.
  • Participants will learn to recognize the different nomenclature and different chromosome characteristics of the chromosome 18 conditions.
  • Providers are walked through the steps and shown an example of how looking up the exact genes involved in a patient's chromosome 18 change can impact clinical care.

Physician Participation

Upon completion of viewing the online presentation, please follow the instructions at the end of the presentation to complete the evaluation. Once the evaluation is completed, the user will be provided the option to print their certificate.


Registration Information

Chromosome 18 - Part 1
Caring For Patients with Chromosome 18 Abnormalities: An Overview

Speaker: Jannine Cody, PhD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - .75

Chromosome 18 - Part 2
Caring For Patients with Chromosome 18 Abnormalities: A Phenotype Walk

Speaker: Daniel Hale, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - .75


Continuing Medical Education Credit - Accreditation Statement

The Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts certificates of attendance for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Healthcare professionals receiving a certificate of attendance should consult with their licensing board for information on applicability and acceptance.

Release date: August 1, 2017     Credits expire: August 1, 2020

Credit may be obtained upon successful completion of the activity’s pre and post test and evaluation.


Continuing Medical Education Office
Phone:  1(866) 601-4448 or (210)-567-4491

Hardware/Software Requirements

It is the policy of the Long School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs and to ensure that such activities are independent of the control of commercial interests. All faculty participating in any Long School of Medicine directly or jointly provided programs are expected to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to the UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine, CME Office. The ACCME defines "relevant financial relationships" as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.

The Long School of Medicine, CME Office and Jannine Cody, PhD, Course Director/Subject Matter Expert, have reviewed all financial disclosure information for all speakers, facilitators, and planning committee members and determined and resolved all conflicts of interests. The following individuals have reported no financial or other relationships with commercial entities whose products/services may relate to the educational content of this activity:

Course Director/Planner/Content Reviewer/Faculty/Speaker:

Jannine Cody, PhD
Department of Pediatrics
UT Health San Antonio
Jannine Cody, PhD has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclosure.

Daniel Hale, MD
Department of Pediatrics
UT Health San Antonio
Daniel Hale, MD has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclosure.

Gloria A. Matthews
Department of Pediatrics
UT Health San Antonio
Gloria A. Matthews has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclosure.