From Niche to Necessity: Genomics in routine care

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Genomics is going to be fundamental to the future of healthcare, transforming outcomes for patients and families. These new technologies are already entering mainstream healthcare and to help prepare you for this exciting future you will need some understanding of what it means for you, your clinical practice and the people in your care.

NHS England and NHS Improvement and Health Education England’s Genomics Education Programme have partnered with the RCNi and extend a warm invitation to you to join us at an introductory series of three webinars exploring genomics, its use in healthcare and the opportunities it brings for nurses, midwives and health visitors. With no prior knowledge of genomics required, each webinar will highlight different topics and feature contributions from a wide variety of professionals in practice, suitable for all from novice to expert.

Each webinar is CPD-certified and will allow you to gain two hours of participatory CPD towards your revalidation.

Webinar 1 - What is Genomics: How will this change my clinical practice? 29th June 14:00-16:00 [Now concluded ]

The first webinar will explore what genomics is, why nurses and midwives need to get involved now, and how will it change practice for the benefit of patients.

Introduction by Chief Nursing Officer for England, Ruth May

Webinar 2 - How is genomics changing healthcare right now and in the future? 21st July 14:00-16:00

In the second webinar you will hear how genomics is already being used throughout healthcare to bring real benefits to patients including lots of examples from nurses and midwives working in the field.

Introduction by Chief Midwifery Officer for England, Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent

Webinar 3 - Genomics: It’s my time to learn! 8th September 14:00-16:00

The final webinar will explore opportunities for learning about genomics including what’s currently out there to help healthcare professionals get up to speed with what they need for their own practice.

Introduction by Chief Nurse for Health Education England, Professor Mark Radford

Got a question about this event?

Email Event Manager, Rosie Davis, at rosie.davis@rcni.com or call us on 0208 872 3107.

We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

RCNi Events Team

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