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Manchester NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Themed Discussion and Networking Event

'Teachable Moments in Disease Prevention'

Audience: Staff and students engaged in or supporting all P4 medicine research affiliated with the BRC, CRF, The University of Manchester and/or Health Innovation Manchester.

The BRC Themed Discussion and Networking Events are designed to provide all staff and students with:

  • The opportunity to update their knowledge and skills on P4 Medicine (Predictive, Preventive, Personalised and Participatory)

  • The opportunity to raise awareness of the breadth of BRC activity and thereby instil a sense of identity, collegiality and a common purpose

This interactive workshop is an opportunity to learn more about teachable moments and how these can be used in disease prevention.

Learning outcomes will include:

- Understanding what a teachable moment is;

- Understanding patient and HCP perspectives on teachable moments;

- When and how to take advantage of these opportunities.


09:00 - Event introduction and Teachable Moments - Professor Gareth Evans

09:20 - Teachable moments defined - Dr Lucie Byrne-Davis

09:40 - Teachable moments in lifestyle interventions in cancer prevention and management - Dr Michelle Harvie

10:00 - The nurse perspective - Alison Musson

10:15 - Awareness of secondary breast cancer: a patient perspective - Jo Taylor

10:30 - Cancer Prevention and Early Dectection teachable moments: A Primary Care perspective - Dr Helena O'Flynn

10:50 - Break

11:10 - Breakout Sessions

When and how can we engage young women with lifestyle change to prevent weight gain? - Mary Pegington

Barriers to Change - Dr Lorna McWilliams

Using disease and pre-disease states as teachable moments - Professor Kenneth Muir

Inclusive research - Tracy Grey

12:30 - Lunch


Royal College of Physicians CPD applied for.

Event contact: Jane Crosbie, BRC Training Coordinator


Telephone: +44 (0)161 275 5542

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