Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Topic of Next ECI Genetics Webinar
The next in the Genetics series of webinars is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Noon. The subject is “Genetics and Care for Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1” presented by William Craigen, M.D., Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., L.P.C., UT Texas Center for Disability Studies.
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This webinar will discuss the features commonly seen in a child with neurofibromatosis (NF) Type 1 as well as current care and surveillance recommendations. In addition, a speaker with the Learning Community for Person Centered Practices will explain the concept of what's “important for” a person and what's “important to” the person.
This webinar series is presented by ECI, the University of Texas Center for Disability Studies, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital and the Department of State Health Services. Upcoming topics in the series are: Klinefelter Syndrome, and Prader-Willi and Williams Syndrome.
ECI service providers including EISs, Social Workers and LPCs will be able to obtain CEUs from these events. All webinars are available on the ECI archived webinar page under the “Genetics Series” section for those that are not able to participate in the live event.
This nursing continuing professional development activity awards 1.0 contact hour. Texas Children’s Hospital is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
If you have questions, contact Paul.Nixon@hhsc.state.tx.us.
Past Webinar Materials
To view the webinars listed below: visit Texas Health and Human Services ECI Archived Webinars Genetics Series
Sept. 26, 2017
Updates on the care and genetics of children with Fragile X Syndrome
Dr. Daryl Scott and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., LPC
Nov. 1, 2017
Updates on the Care and genetics of children with Noonan Syndrome
Pilar Magoulas, MS, CGC and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., LPC
Nov. 29, 2017
New Approaches to Evaluating a Child with Developmental Disabilities
Dr. Brett Bostwick and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., LPC
Jan. 10, 2018
Updates on care and research for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Dr. Christian Schaaf and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., LPC
Feb. 7, 2018
Updates on the care and genetics of children with CHARGE Syndrome
Dr. Seema Lalani and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., LPC
Feb. 28, 2018
Updates on the care of children with Down Syndrome
Dr. Scott McLean and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., LPC
March 21, 2018
Updates on care and Genetics for children with 22q11 Deletion syndrome
Dr. Lorraine Potocki and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., LPC
These webinars are possible thanks to funding from the UT Texas Center for Disability Studies and presented jointly with Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. The series is presented with support by the Department of State Health Services and collaboration with Early Childhood Intervention and Health and Human Services.