Genetics & Genomics

Join us for a FREE live, interactive, webinar as part of the Triage Cancer Webinar Series, which will explore genetics & genomics.  Attendees will learn about the difference between genetics & genomics, the clinical utility of genomics in oncology care, and other aspects of to consider about genetics & genomics.

Presented by Dr. Christy Russell

Lead Nurse Planner: Nancy W. Fawzy, PhD, RN

Social workers and nurses in attendance will walk away with a better understanding of genetics and genomics. This webinar will discuss the difference between genetics and genomics, and their importance in treatment decisions. This webinar will provide social workers, nurses, and other types of health care professionals with a foundation to help patients make those decisions and provide appropriate referrals. All attendees will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in real time via a chat-box.

August 8, 2019

9am Pacific / 11am Central / 12pm Eastern

Course Level: Beginner

Target Audience: Nurses, Social Workers, Other Health Care Professionals


11:00-11:05am Central – Welcome, Speaker Introduction

11:05-11:55am Central – Overview of genetics & genomics

11:55am–12:00pm Central – Questions

12:00-12:10pm Central – Post Test


Nurses: Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who meet the requirements will be awarded 1 contact hour.

Social Workers: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886731806-3631) for 1 continuing education contact hour.

In order to receive CE/Contact Hours, attendees must register individually. Participants who “listen in” on another participant’s phone/computer will not be eligible for credit. Participants must attend the entire webinar, no partial credit will be given.

Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test one hour after the completion of the webinar and will have one week to complete both. Participants must receive a passing grade (80%) on the post-test to receive CE/Contact Hours. Participants who do not pass the post- test will be given one opportunity to re-take the test. Instructions and a link to re-take the exam will be emailed to every participant who does not receive a passing grade on the post-test. If participants do not pass the post-test on the second attempt they will not receive credit.

The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees within 4 weeks of the event.

Participants who need accommodations for a disability should email webinars@triagecancer.org.


  • Attendees will be able to define genomics and genetics.
  • Attendees will be able to identify resources for their patients who have been newly diagnosed with breast, colon, or prostate cancer.
  • Attendees will be able to outline the clinical utility of genomics in oncology care.


Questions about Triage Cancer’s accreditation can be made by phone at 424.456.4628 or via email at CE@TriageCancer.org. Complaints may be filed via fax (424) 258-7064, email CE@TriageCancer.org or by mail to 6348 N. Milwaukee Ave. #136, Chicago, IL 60646.


Triage Cancer uses the Zoom platform to host its webinars. To view the system requirements, please click here. An email will be sent to you after you register with additional login information.