zEducational Opportunities for Other Healthcare Professionals


The 2021 Wisconsin Genetics Exchange is Scheduled for Friday, Oct 15 in Milwaukee, WI

Registration to open Summer 2021.

Wisconsin Newborn Screening (NBS) Program:  An Introduction

A free enduring online continuing education opportunity

Did you know? Not all parent/guardians are notified of their infants’ NBS results and/or needed referrals that were made.

This activity is intended for pediatric clinicians who wish to improve their understanding of the NBS process, communication of NBS results with parent/guardians and making appropriate referrals. This activity was created by geneticists, genetic counselors, pediatricians, public health representatives, the Wisconsin Newborn Screening Laboratory testing professionals and parents.

Target Audience: MD, DO, RN, APRN, LPN, PA, RDN, Midwives, Genetic Counselors, Phlebotomists

Upcoming Webinars

Other Opportunities and Resources

NAPNAP Online CE course: Adoption of Genetic Medicine into Pediatric Primary Care Practice.

FREE!  1.00 NAPNAP CE hours.  Tools and strategies for clinicians to use to improve identification and management of patients with genetic conditions in the medical home.

Genetics/Genomics Competency Center for Education

G2C2 provides high quality educational resources for group instruction or self-directed learning in genetics/genomics by health care educators and practitioners. The G2C2 solicits, reviews and organizes resources through an interdisciplinary collaborative exchange. Resources may be of particular interest to nursing professionals and Physician Assistants.

Genetics Education for Nurses, from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

The Genetics Education Program for Nurses (GEPN) at Cincinnati Children’s provides access to continuing education, helping nurses meet genetic and genomic nursing competencies, and instructional resources to help nursing faculty add genetics and genomics content to their curricula. Multiple online courses are available.

Genomics: The Connection to Public Health Practice

Online, self-paced course from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. This course is meant to increase the overall knowledge of genomics and the applications of genomics in the public health field. Free.

International Society of Nurses In Genetics Webinars

Past webinars on topics related to nursing and genetics.

Nursing School Genetics Curriculum Modules

From Cincinnati Children’s Genetics Education Program.

Post-Master’s Certificate in Health Care Genetics

This program is offered by the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. After completing it, graduates may be eligible for the Advanced Practice Nurse in Genetics (APNG) credential.

University of Iowa Genetics Nursing Program

Courses are offered through an accredited College of Nursing and graduate credit hours may be applied to a transcript or used for continuing education credit. The courses provide educational content appropriate to the credentialing process for MSN- or BSN-prepared nurses through Genetics Nursing Credentialing Commission (GNCC) with the clinical experiences portfolio.