NCHPEG


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NCHPEGNational Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics
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Our team is in the process of developing a resource of this kind, under the auspices of NCHPEG and in close collaboration with Mr.
"Genomic medicine presents significant challenges for health professionals who must understand the underlying science, the ways in which genomics manifests itself in their individual disciplines and the ethical, legal and social implications of this emerging aspect of health care," explains Joseph McInerney, director of NCHPEG. (2)
Abstracts have also been presented at the annual meetings of NSGC and NCHPEG and articles describing the progress of the TRIG Working Group have been published.
In 1996, the American Medical Association, the American Nurses Association, and the National Human Genome Institute established the National Coalition of Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG).
Jenkins has made a positive and lasting impact on increasing the genetics literacy of all nurses in multiple ways: by co-authoring a nursing genetics textbook, and playing a leadership role in the National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics, including being a principal author of the NCHPEG Core Competencies.
As a member of the National Coalition of Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG), the American Academy of Nursing has participated in the creation of a consensus document recommending that all health professionals possess a common set of core competencies in genetics.
The National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG) is an interdisciplinary group representing the interests of more than 120 diverse health professional organizations.
Also, in response to the need for educating all health professionals in genetics, the American Nurses Association, the American Medical Association, and the National Human Genome Research Institute formed the National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG) in 1996.
HRSA co-funds with NIH, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), and the National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG) the development of a broad range of educational programs in genetics for health care and public health professionals.