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MINC Toolkit

The purpose of this Toolkit is to assist those interested in integrating genomics into practice. The creation of the toolkit was recommended by leaders, just like you, who wanted to apply new scientific discoveries in patient care. Read more about options that could work in your clinical setting too!


  • Why Genomics?
    Genomics is relevant to the practice of all nurses.
  • Where to begin?
    Assessing your own work environment is a starting point for deciding who will be involved, what is needed, and establishing a plan of action.
  • What needs to be done?
    Establishing stakeholder partnerships paves the way for developing an action plan for your clinical setting.
  • What strategies could be used?
    Each clinical setting is unique. Strategies that will work in your environment can be used to design your interventions based on suggested options from the Champions.
  • How do we assess if we are making a difference?
    Evaluation of whether or not all your hard work is making a difference is important.
  • How do I make it last?
    Now that you’ve begun, you need to consider how to make it last. Consider sustainability and even expansion of your efforts.
  • How to overcome bottlenecks?
    Anticipating obstacles and challenges can help you plan strategies and methods for addressing them before they cause you a bottleneck in your progress.
  • Where do I find help?
    There are many resources to help you learn more about integrating genomics into practice.

Last updated: February 4, 2022