Book your place now for this free online, interactive, training programme with a practical focus on specific disease areas.
This programme aims to support healthcare professionals who have been or will be involved in the consenting of patients for genomic testing, the requesting of genetic/genomic tests and in communicating the results.
Organised by the North Thames Genomic Medicine Service, the online sessions will involve a series of interactive workshops and provide opportunities to engage and ask questions; signposting for further information and support will be given.
Participants should complete two core modules and one specialist session.
|An Introduction to Genomics |
This session will cover; principles of genomic testing and clinical applications, the consent conversation, implications of results and ethical, legal, and social issues of genome testing.
|Thursday 11th Nov 2021 13.00 – 14.00 |
Participants will be asked to do some pre-reading, which will take about 30 minutes
|Return of Results |
This session will cover; types of germline genomic test results, how to read a genetic test report, implications of results to patients and families.
|Thursday 25th Nov 2021 13.00 – 14.00|
These 60-minute sessions will focus on the practical application within a specialist area
|Community Paediatrics||Thursday 11th Nov 2021, 14.00–15.00|
|Malignancies||Monday 15th Nov 2021, 13.00–14.00|
|Bowel Cancer||Tuesday 16th Nov 2021, 13.00–14.00|
|Breast Cancer||Tuesday 16th Nov 2021, 14.30–15.30|
|Gynaecology||Wednesday 17th Nov 2021, 13.00–14.00|
|Paediatrics||TBC – please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest|
To book onto the programme please visit our EventBrite Page
If you have any questions, would like further information or to discuss individual needs, please contact the Programme Lead Corinne Trim on email@example.com
The programme has been developed in the line with the HEE GEP competency framework to facilitate the consent conversation for genomic testing and the competency framework for communicating germline genomic results