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NSGC Member Webinar Series

NSGC’s Webinar Series is a timely, year-round series program focused on education and other issues impacting our profession. From telemedicine to genetic engineering, these webinars keep you apprised of how the latest trends in healthcare may affect you.

Webinars are free for all members to view, and can be purchased for CEU’s either individually or as a full series.

If you have any questions about the NSGC Member Webinar Series, please feel free to review the FAQ document below or to contact NSGC Webinar Subcommittee Chairs, Alice Zalan or Rachel Shapira.

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Upcoming Webinars

January 31, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: I AM ALS Tim Lowrey Panel Series: National Society of Genetic Counselors
Presented by: Neurogenetics SIG
Speakers: Gia Polo, Caroline Tredway, Debbie Lower, Bonnie Woolston, Rod Malloy, and Mindy Uhrlaub.

Learning Objectives

  • Educate the audience about what ALS is, its onset symptoms, and disease progression.
  • Review available treatments which have the potential to slow progression.
  • Discuss familial ALS.
  • Emphasize the importance of prompt diagnosis.

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February 14, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Clonal Hematopoiesis (CHIP) for Genetic Counselors
Presented by: Cancer SIG
Speakers: Julia Cooper, MS, CGC; Kelsey Moriarty, MS, CGC; Misha Rashkin, MS, CGC.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential (CHIP).
  • Recognize CHIP in a genetic counseling patient.
  • Summarize actions taken by genetic counselors when finding CHIP in their patients.
  • Illustrate cases of CHIP in a GC clinic.

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March 13, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Gene Therapy Webinar
Title: 
Gene Therapy: A Comprehensive Overview
Speaker: Noah Palmieri, PharmD RPh.

Learning Objectives

  • Define gene therapy.
  • Analyze gene therapy approaches.
  • Discuss the history of gene therapy and current landscape.
  • Compare general differences between vectors.

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March 20, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) in NSGC: Updates, Resources, and Best Practices*
Presented by: J.E.D.I. Stewardship Committee
Description: Join the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) Stewardship Committee and partnering Committees and SIGs to learn more about NSGC's J.E.D.I. initiatives and resources developed for genetic counselors, genomic healthcare professionals, educators, and students across disciplines. Learn more about how you can get involved in J.E.D.I. efforts across NSGC. NSGC members will earn free CEUs for participating in the live webinar!

*Please note that the J.E.D.I. Webinar is separate from the NSGC Educational Series Webinar Package, and requires separate registration provided in the registration link below.

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize NSGC's J.E.D.I. Action Plan and 2024 J.E.D.I. Organizational Assessment Survey. 
  • Analyze how to utilize J.E.D.I. resources to create inclusive workplaces and advance health equity for patients.
  • Discuss accessible presentation tips and J.E.D.I. educational opportunities from the Education Committee.
  • Identify ways for managers to create an inclusive workspace as presented by the Membership Equity & Inclusion Implementation (EII) Subcommittee.
  • Review toolkits developed by the Cancer SIG Antiracism Subcommittee and Cancer SIG Gender Inclusion Subcommittee on building more inclusive genetic counseling programs for instructors and students and providing gender-inclusive care for patients.
  • Explore the importance of equity in genomic healthcare and the healthcare disparities that impact genomic medicine from the Genomic Technologies SIG.
  • Utilize tools and tips developed by the Prenatal SIG to learn more about Reproductive Justice and providing supportive and equitable care to patients.

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March 27, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Genetic Counseling & Supportive Care 
Presented by: Inpatient SIG
Speakers: Leslie KW Cyprych, MS, MPH, CGC; Kristen Thompson, PA-C; Heather Valente, PA-C.

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate between supportive, palliative, and hospice care and recognize when consulting these services will be beneficial.
  • Develop new strategies for having difficult conversations with patients and their families.
  • Examine the collaborative relationship between Genetic Counselors and Supportive Care using case examples.
  • Recognize the ethical considerations and challenges involved in providing genetic counseling within supportive care settings, such as addressing sensitive topics, respecting patient autonomy, and ensuring cultural competence.

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April 10, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Cystic Fibrosis and CFTR Spectrum SIG

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April 24, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon! 
Presented by: ART/Infertility SIG

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May 8, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Leadership & Management SIG

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May 22, 2024; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Metabolism SIG

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June 5, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon! 
Presented by: Psychiatric SIG

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June 12, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Neurogenetics SIG

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June 19, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Renal SIG

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July 3, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: More Information To Be Announced Soon!

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July 17, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Cancer SIG

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July 31, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT 

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: International SIG

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August 14, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT 

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Prenatal SIG

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August 28, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Lab & Industry SIG

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October 2, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Late Career SIG 

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October 16, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Genomic Technologies SIG

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October 30, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: Cardio SIG

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November 13, 2024; 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. CT

Title: Coming Soon!
Presented by: More Information To Be Announced Soon!

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NSGC Member Webinar Series Archives

To view the library of past NSGC Member Webinar Series recordings, please click here.

Have an Idea for a Webinar Topic?

Do you have an idea for a webinar, online course, or other education for genetic counselors? Share your ideas with the NSGC Education Committee by submitting your idea here. The NSGC Education Committee reviews submissions on a monthly basis and follows up with submitters shortly thereafter. You will be contacted by an NSGC volunteer to follow up on your submission.

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