Identify families that may benefit from genetic services using the personal and family medical history interview process.
After completing this activity participants will be able to:
Recognize the importance of eliciting at least a 3-generation family history in primary care
Use standard pedigree symbols and nomenclature to document a medical family history
Recognize red flags in the medical family history
Assess the pedigree for clues about inheritance patterns
Utilize the pedigree to perform basic risk calculations