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RCNi webinar series: From Niche to Necessity: Genomics in routine care
June 29 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
One event on July 21 2021 at 2:00 PM
One event on September 8 2021 at 2:00 PM
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 an introductory series of 3 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 professional 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
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