Using Your Patient’s Family Health History to Guide Their Care: Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Learn how to identify ‘red flags’ in the family history and how to integrate the information into your patients’ care.

Learn about common ‘red flags’ in a family history that might indicate a familial or hereditary condition and receive guidance on how and when to respond with a discussion around genetic testing or a referral to a genetics specialist. Family health history can also prompt discussions around lifestyle modifications, health screenings and monitoring.