Consent for Cardiac Genetic Testing

Event Time (Duration): 6.00

Event Date: 18th Jun 2015

Event Venue: Liverpool Science park

Genetic Testing in Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions Study Day



18TH JUNE 2015

Liverpool Science Park, 131 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TF

This day is accredited by the RCP for 6 CPD points/hours (this will appear on your Attendance Certificate issued) 

Participants will leave the day understanding the implications of genetic testing in patients with inherited cardiovascular conditions (ICC), being able to organise genetic testing, to communicate results to individuals and families with confidence and to refer appropriately to the clinical genetics service.

Who should attend?

Cardiac specialist nurses, BHF nurses, adult and paediatric nurses, paediatric liaison nurses, genetic counsellors and cardiology doctors of all grades.


Four practical things delegates will learn from the study day:


  • Draw a basic pedigree (family tree)
  • Understand the genetic testing process and how to order a diagnostic gene test
  • Communicate the process of gene testing to patients
  • Know when and how to refer to clinical genetics.



For further details and to register your interest, please contact Janet Legget-Jones on 0781 223 8510 or email . There are some funded places available for healthcare professionals, details on application.

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