MAR 22, 2016 12:45 PM PDT

Turnkey resources: The Genetics Tool Kit

Speaker
  • Clinical Advisor, Division of Policy, Communications, and Education, NHGRI, NIH
    Biography
      Dr. Jean F. Jenkins is a clinical advisor for the Division of Communication, Policy, and Education at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NIH. Previously, she worked at the NIH Clinical Center Nursing Department, the National Cancer Institute, and the Genomic Healthcare Branch, NHGRI.
      Dr. Jenkins received her B.S.N. from the University of Maryland, an M.S.N. at the Catholic University of America, and her Ph.D. from the George Mason University, Virginia, in 1999, completing Innovation of Diffusion Research on Genetics Education for Nurses. It was during a clinical internship as part of her doctoral studies that she recognized the importance of advances in genetics research for all healthcare providers. Dr. Jenkins has been motivated and committed to preparing others to become aware of, plan for and integrate genetic concepts into clinical practice. In 2005, she received the Michael J. Scotti Jr. Award for National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG) efforts as the content and instruction co-chair when she coordinated the development and consensus of the NCHPEG competencies. Building on these efforts, Dr. Jenkins co-coordinated the development of the Essential Nursing Competencies and Curricula Guidelines for Genetics and Genomics, which led to the development of an interdisciplinary education resource repository (http://www.g-2-c-2.org/ ) and a web-based case-scenarios resource (http://www.g-3-c.com/).

    Abstract
    Genomic Medicine is an incredibly fast moving field awash in information. Successful practice requires ongoing access to authoritative and regularly-updated, yet focused resources for both providers and patients. Many resources are available on the web. This session highlights and demonstrates several key resources from this meeting’s resource toolkit that are particularly valuable sources of information and education needed for competent (and confident) patient-provider interactions involving genes and genomes.

    Learning Objectives:
    • Locate two authoritative web resources helpful for providers and patients for learning about specific rare disorders.
    • Identify online information that is systematically evaluated and presented in a structured format that helps interpret a DNA sequence variant for clinical validity.

    Show Resources
    You May Also Like
    MAY 11, 2021 10:00 AM PDT
    Add to Calendar Select one of the following: iCal Google Calendar Outlook Calendar Yahoo Calendar
    C.E. CREDITS
    MAY 11, 2021 10:00 AM PDT
    Add to Calendar Select one of the following: iCal Google Calendar Outlook Calendar Yahoo Calendar
    Date: May 11, 2021 Time: 10:00zm PDT Your samples are some of the most valuable assets in the laboratory. After spending countless hours on extraction and preparation, your conclusions could...
    NOV 16, 2020 8:00 AM PST
    C.E. CREDITS
    NOV 16, 2020 8:00 AM PST
    Date: November 16, 2020 Time: 8:00am (PST), 11:00am (EST) CRISPR screening has become the prime discovery tool in modern biomedical research and drug discovery. At the same time, most screen...
    OCT 29, 2020 6:00 AM PDT
    C.E. CREDITS
    OCT 29, 2020 6:00 AM PDT
    Date: October 29, 2020 Time: 6:00am (PDT), 9:00am (EDT), Chronic inflammation can occur as a result of a combination of genetic predispositions and environmental factors. Epigenetic modifica...
    NOV 10, 2020 7:00 AM PST
    C.E. CREDITS
    NOV 10, 2020 7:00 AM PST
    DATE: November 10, 2020 TIME: 7:00am PDT, 10:00am EDT Automation can provide tremendous benefits such as increased pipetting precision and accuracy, productivity, and throughput. Numerous wo...
    JUN 09, 2021 7:00 AM PDT
    Add to Calendar Select one of the following: iCal Google Calendar Outlook Calendar Yahoo Calendar
    C.E. CREDITS
    JUN 09, 2021 7:00 AM PDT
    Add to Calendar Select one of the following: iCal Google Calendar Outlook Calendar Yahoo Calendar
    Date: June 9, 2021 Time: 09 June 2021, 7am PDT, 10am EDT, 4pm CEST cells with dramatic implications on the validity of past cell culture related research. The fact that at least 509 cell lin...
    OCT 22, 2020 8:00 AM PDT
    C.E. CREDITS
    OCT 22, 2020 8:00 AM PDT
    Abstract: Detection and/or amplification of target DNA sequences by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a prevalent method in molecular biology. PCR has a broad range of applications, includi...
    Loading Comments...
    Show Resources
    Attendees
    • See more