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NHGRI Short Course in Genomics, Nurse, Physician Assistant and Faculty Track


National Institutes of Health
National Human Genome Research Institute
Genomic Healthcare Branch
August 1-3, 2016
Bethesda, Maryland
Building 31, C Wing, Sixth Floor

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Monday, August 1: Genomics Across the Health Care Continuum
Time Room Speaker Topic
9:00 a.m. - 9:20am 10 Carla Easter, Ph.D. Welcome/Ice Breaker
9:20 a.m. - 10:00am 10 Vence Bonham, J.D. Health Disparities and Precision Medicine
10:10 a.m. - 11:00am 10 Larry Brody, Ph.D. Cancer Genomics
11:00 a.m. - 11:15am BREAK
11:15 a.m. - 11:30am 7 Donna Messersmith and Kathy Calzone Welcome, Announcements
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 7 Bob Wildin, M.D. Genomics Primer
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12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. LUNCH
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. 7 Kathleen Calzone, Ph.D., R.N., APNG, FAAN Genomics Across the Health Care Continuum
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2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. 7 Connie Goldgar, PA-C, M.S. Integration of Physician Assistant Competencies into the Curriculum
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2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. BREAK
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 7 Kathleen Calzone, Ph.D., R.N., APNG, FAAN "Crosstalk": Inter-professional competencies
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3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. 7 Panel Discussion: Genomics in Practice and in the Academic Environment
(Diane Seibert, Connie Goldgar, Kathy Calzone, Patricia Brennan, Georgie Cusack)
Challenges of implementing/educating about genomics in academic and clinical settings
4:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. 7 EVALUATION
5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m. 4B31 Optional: G2C2 Feedback Session
Tuesday, August 2: Genomics Resources and Issues
Time Room Speaker Topic
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. 7 Aniwaa Owusu Obeng, Pharm.D.


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9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 7 Kathleen Calzone, Ph.D., R.N., APNG, FAAN G3C case studies
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10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. BREAK
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 7 Donna Messersmith, Ph.D. G2C2, "Unlocking Life's Code" and Talking Glossary resources
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11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 7 Donna Messersmith, Ph.D. Resources: Hands-On Exercises
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12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. LUNCH
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 7 Barbara Biesecker, Ph.D. Genetic Counseling
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 7 Jean Jenkins, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN Genomics and Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications
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3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. BREAK
3:45 p.m. - 4:25 p.m. 7 Vence Bonham, J.D. Equity in Treatment
4:25 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.   EVALUATION
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.   Optional Dinner at Cooper's Mill, Marriott Hotel, Pooks Hill, Bethesda
Wednesday, August 3: Implementing Genomics
8:30 am - 9:00 am, Room 10, Laura Rodriguez, Ph.D., Welcome
  Educator Provider
Time Room Speaker Topic Room Speaker Topic
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 7 Panel: Patricia Brennan, Ph.D., R.N.; Diane Seibert, Ph.D., ARNP, FAAN, FAANP; Marcia Van Riper, Ph.D., R.N, FAAN; Jean Jenkins, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, facilitator Strategies and Interdisciplinary Resources for Integrating Genomics into Nursing Education: Stories of integration and achievements in different settings 5 Wendy Rubinstein, M.D., Ph.D. Overview of the Genetic Testing Registry (GTR);plus exercises       Slides PDF file
Challenge Questions PDF file 
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. BREAK BREAK
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. 7 Patricia Brennan, Ph.D., R.N. Curriculum Mapping 5 Kathy Calzone, Ph.D., R.N., APNG, FAAN Strategies and Challenges in Interdisciplinary Genomic Integration into Practice-MINC Model
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11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 7 Diane Seibert, Ph.D., ARNP, FAAN, FAANP Genomic Competencies: Nursing Exemplar 5 Jean Jenkins, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN MINC Toolkit
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12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. LUNCH LUNCH
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. 7 Marcia Van Riper, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN Strategies for Genomic Integration into the Curriculum
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5 Georgie Cusack, M.S., R.N., AOCNS and Kathy Feigenbaum, MSN, CDE, CGRN MINC Implementation in the Clinical Center: Exemplar. Implementation of clinical competencies.
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2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 7 BREAK/REVIEW GROUPS FOR 2:45 5 BREAK
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. 7 BREAK 5 Interactive Working Session: Participants come prepared to discuss integration strategies within their healthcare environment in consultation with Kathy Calzone, Georgie Cusack, and Kathy Feigenbaum
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. 10 Interactive Working Session: Participants bring curricula from their schools, including syllabi, objectives, lecture titles, etc. In consultation with Patricia Brennan, Diane Seibert, Marcia Van Riper, and Jean Jenkins, participants will receive guidance on where and how to integrate genomics.
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 10 Evaluation of Educator Track 5 Evaluation of Provider Track
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 10 Conversational Evaluation among full group
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 10 Written Evaluation
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.   Tour participants meet in Clinical Center Atrium; Tour of Clinical Center
5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.   (As needed, organize transportation from Clinical Center to optional dinner; drive to restaurant)
6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.   Optional Joint Dinner with K-12 and Community College Educators, Cooper's Mill, Marriott Hotel

Please note: PowerPoint slides are posted as a courtesy to course participants who may use the slides in their genomics educational programs. Please provide attribution to the authors of the PowerPoint slides.

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Last Updated: August 28, 2016