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Advancing Care Through Genomics: Essentials for Nursing Practice – Online CNE Courses from Mayo Clinic

Clinical advances have resulted in the introduction of genomics into practices ranging from primary care to oncology to critical care. These online courses from Mayo Clinic have been designed to provide nurses and health care staff with broad education in genomics and were specifically developed to translate genomic science into practice.

These online courses include individual courses on:

  • Foundational Genetic and Genomic Concepts
  • Family History
  • Genetic Testing
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Individualized Medicine
  • Omics
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Individualized Medicine

Courses start at $25 and are offered individually or as a bundle. Discounted bundle pricing available. Use code SAVE50 to save $50 on the whole bundle. 0.5 to 6.75 ANCC contact hours.

Details & Registration

TIGERTranslation and Integration of Genomics Is Essential to Doctoral NuRsing

The purpose of TIGER is to prepare doctoral nurses, including those with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and/or a Philosophy Doctorate (PhD), to translate and integrate genetic and genomic content into nursing academic curricula, scholarship and practice.  

Two Parts:

  • Conference – Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - prior to the AACN Doctoral Education Conference
    • Webinars/Web conferences – February-December 2023 - monthly webinars and web conferencing sessions

    Required Application Criteria:

    • Nursing Faculty: DNP or PhD

    $$ Cost- free, stipend available

    Stipend travel award, up to $1,500, to be awarded to individuals selected from the submitted applications and is to be applied toward TIGER conference travel for hotel/meals/local transportation.

    Contact Hours

    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing are collaborating to provide nursing continuing professional development for the educational activity:  Translation and Integration of Genomics is Essential to Doctoral Nursing (TIGER).  Nurses completing the entire activity and evaluation tool may be awarded a maximum of 22.75 contact hours.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

    For questions and additional information about the TIGER program, check out our website:

    This workshop is supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health under award number R25HG011018 (PI: Connors). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

    Free online course: Genomic Competencies for Nurses from Theory to Application: An Online Course

    Drs. Rebecca Kronk and Mihaela-Rita Mihailescu, Duquesne University, recently received a 5-year grant through the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health (Award Number R25HG011228) to assist in the creation of a self-paced, free, online course entitled Genomic Competencies for Nurses from Theory to Application: An Online Course. This course is designed to improve the knowledge of genetics for Doctoral level (PhD; DNP) students, faculty and/or practicing nurses to improve patient health care outcomes with particular focus on individuals from underrepresented groups. No prior genetics experience is required.

    The next course will launch in January 2023.

    Learn More

    or reach out to Elizabeth Davidson at to be added to the wait list for the course.

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