The North West Thames Regional Genetics Service, in conjunction with Bowel Cancer UK/ Beating Bowel Cancer, has curated a study day aimed at colorectal cancer nurses and allied health professionals practising within colorectal teams.
This study day will aid with the implementation of NICE guidelines on universal IHC testing, and educate on how early genetic diagnosis may help prevent cancer and reduce mortality.
This study day aims to help participants:
• Identify individuals and families that may benefit from increased screening and genetic counselling
• Gather family history data and perform risk assessment
• Understand and implement new NICE guidelines on Lynch syndrome genetic testing
• Learn common cancer susceptibilities and explore how early genetic diagnosis may help prevent cancer and reduce mortality.
Who is the training for?
This training is suitable for those practising within colorectal teams in both inpatient and outpatient setting.
£65 early bird rate before April 1st. £75 after April 1st.
9.45-10.00 Registration and TEA
10.00-10.05 Welcome comments
10.05-10.35 Taking a family history and case studies
10.35-10.55 Risk assessment
10.55-11.15 Bowel cancer susceptibility genes
11.35-12.20 NICE guidelines on universal screening for Lynch Syndrome. (Tumour and germline testing)
12.20-12.50 Screening guidelines
1.50-2.10 Referral criteria
2.10-2.30 The genetic counselling appointment
2.30-2.50 Beating Bowel Cancer/Bowel Cancer UK CEO Deborah Alsina
2.50 – 3.00 Break
3.30-4.00 Targeted therapies and management
4.00 Closing comments
For more information please contact [email protected]