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Cardiovascular Disease Genomics: Getting to the Heart of the Matter
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When: 5/1/2014
9:30AM to 11:30AM
Where: Connecticut Hospital Association
110 Barnes Road
Wallingford, Connecticut 
United States

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Connecticut Department of Public Health Genomics Office and Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Program, and the American Heart Association announce a symposium on:

Cardiovascular Disease Genomics: Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT


This program will review advances in genomics in the realm of cardiovascular disease and public health.

Target Audience

This program is intended for healthcare providers including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants from primary care, cardiology, and genetics; public health professionals; health educators; policy makers; and others with an interest in expanding their knowledge of CVD genomics and how such knowledge may impact practice.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the concepts of genetics and genomics.
  • Define two advancements in CVD genomics subsequent to the completion of the Human Genome Project.
  • Relate the importance of family health history, risk assessment and appropriate genetic testing.
  • Describe the current application of cardiovascular genomics in clinical practice, including indications, limitations and genetic counseling.


There is no cost to attend, however pre-registration is required by April 23, 2014 and space is limited.

Register on CT TRAIN at:

If you are a new visitor, click CREATE ACCOUNT to create your TRAIN account. Once logged in, enter or search course # 1048792 in “Search” box, to bring up the Cardiovascular Disease Genomics course. Click on the Registration tab to access and complete the registration process.

For more information, contact: Beverly Burke, DPH Genomics Coordinator at 860-509-7122 or

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