6th World Nursing and Healthcare Conference
Children’s National Health System, USA
Over a decade of experience providing clinical care and disease management to the pediatric and adult Cystic Fibrosis population at Children's National, Washington, DC which encompasses genetic testing newborn screening for diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis, caused be a single-gene defects due to inherited or spontaneous mutations. In 2009 conceptualized and implemented a program for the advancement of Genetic/Genomic awareness and education for the 2,000 nurses employeed by Children's National Health System that lead to participation in nation wide genetic/genomic education grant in 2012-2013, MINC Study. This work continues today with The National Institute of Health (NIH).