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Date and Time

Mon, 10th Jun 2024, 9:00am

to Mon, 10th Jun 2024, 5:00pm



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On 10th June 2024 the RCPCH are hosting a one-day, CPD-approved, in-person study day covering the fundamentals of genomics in paediatrics. Hosted in partnership with NHSE Genomics Education Programme,  the talks and workshops will include an introduction and the fundamentals of genomic medicine, the practicalities of testing, genomics education and a look to the future.

This event is for paediatricians who want to learn more about genomics and it aims to inform and discuss current approaches and best practice in paediatric genomic medicine. The sessions will provide information about the fundamentals of genomics, and associated genomics education. The event will also feature practical tips, approaches and resources to undertaking genomics in paediatric clinics, as well as looking to the future of genomic medicine.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the fundamental principles of genomics and genetics
  • Explain the landscape and infrastructure of genomics in NHS paediatrics, including the Test Directory and Genomic Medicine Services
  • Apply the knowledge of the test directory to worked examples
  • Appraise the available resources to support paediatricians in training and education requirements
  • Share best practice approaches
  • Consider future developments and horizon scanning in paediatric genomics

For full details of the programme or to book your place please visit the RCPCH website.