The genomic revolution: A practical guide to what you can’t afford not to know (Webinar Series)

3 December, 2020 - 17 December, 2020

General Information

A Royal Society of Medicine webinar series.

In this exciting 3-part webinar, representatives from NHS England will give an up to date outline of the changes in genomic infrastructure which will transform the provision of genomic testing in the NHS.

In the first webinar, December 3, top speakers will help clinicians understand how the increasing availability of state of the art genomic testing in the NHS will impact their day to day clinical practice.

Webinar topics include:

  • Discuss recent advances in genomic testing and how they have been integrated into clinical testing pathways within the NHS
  • Understand how genomic tests are generated
  • Familiarise yourself with the process of the clinical interpretation of genomic results

In the second webinar, December 10, delegates will explore how to approach genomic testing with patients and discuss when and how to organise a genetic test for your patient.

During this webinar you will:

  • Think about how to prepare yourself to discuss genomic tests with your patients
  • Consider how to prepare patients for a genomic test.
  • Gain insight into how patients and their families are impacted by genomic results.

The third webinar, December 17, watch speakers discuss the impact of genomic results and consider the necessary steps and processes after testing is complete.

During this webinar you will:

  • Consider the knowledge base and skills to communicate genomic results.
  • Think about how genomic testing is likely to evolve.
  • Consider how to support patients who have had a genomic test.