Genomics & Nursing: current practice, education and careers


This webinar will discuss the fascinating topic of genomics in nursing. The session will hear from three leaders in the field as they discuss genomics' application in everyday practice/care, as well as career pathways for specialisation in genomics. 
Presented by the Melbourne Region Leadership Team.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants should be able to:
  • Describe a foundational understanding of study of genomics, current works and appreciate the need for workforce development.
  • Identify the importance and application of genomics in nursing practice.
  • Outline the possible career pathways for nurses in the field of genomics.

ACN is proud to present three outstanding speakers:

Dr Amy Nisselle
Genomics Workforce Lead, Melbourne Genomics;
Specialist project Officer, Genomics in Society, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute;
Honorary Senior Fellow, The University of Melbourne.

Amy Nisselle leads the Genomics Workforce stream of Melbourne Genomics, investigating the genomic practice and educational needs of the clinical, diagnostic and data science workforces. She applies research insights to a multifaceted genomics education and training program and determines effective strategies to develop the workforce. Amy has a doctorate in multimedia genetics education, and experience in medical, science and education research. She has worked in life sciences education and research across varied settings in Australia, the UK and USA.


Christina Whitehead
Intensive Care Research Clinical Nurse Consultant;
PhD candidate with the University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health.


Christina is a Clinical Nurse Consultant and has worked in the Intensive Care setting for 15 years.  In her current role as the Intensive Care Research CNC she supports the conduct of clinical trials and translational research at the bedside. Christina is a PhD candidate with the University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health and is exploring the application of genomic healthcare in the Paediatric Intensive Care Setting across Australia and New Zealand.


Dr Jessica Schluter
Nursing & Midwifery Nurse Educator, Genomic Institute

Jessica is a Nurse Educator with over 20 years of experience in emergency nursing and community health.  Jessica completed her PhD in 2009 which investigated how nursing scope of practice is impacted by workforce shortages in the acute care setting.  She is currently working on a workforce and education project within the Genomic Institute which aims to identify where and how best to integrate genomics knowledge into nursing and midwifery practice.


Each speaker will present for 20 minutes, with a Q&A session to be held at the end of the presentations. 

Details:
Date: Thursday 29 July 2021
Time: 5:00 - 6:30pm AEST
Where: Webinar via GoTo Webinars
RSVP: 12:00pm AEST Thursday 29 July 2021
CPD: 1.5 hours

Image: Dr Amy Nisselle
Thursday, 29 July 2021
5:00 pm AEST to 6:30 pm AEST
FREE ($10 for non-members)
Webinar
Add to Calendar 07/29/2021 5:00PM 07/29/2021 6:30PM Australia/Brisbane Genomics & Nursing: current practice, education and careers This webinar will discuss the fascinating topic of genomics in nursing. The session will hear from three leaders in the field as they discuss genomics' application in everyday practice/care, as well as career pathways for specialisation in genomics.  Presented by the Melbourne Region Leadership Team. Online