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Webinar - What Do We Know About Genomics and Alzheimer's Disease?


Monday, December 3, 2018 at 6:00pm ET - Monday, August 3, 2020 at 9:00pm ET
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Posted by ANA-New York



Julie Eggert PhD, GNP-BC, AGN-BC, AOCN, FAAN

Credits Offered

This event offers 1.0 contact hour to attendees.
Accredited by The Northeast Multistate Division is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Additional Information

Providers and researchers will learn more about state of the science in Research and Guidelines.  Current research focusing on the genomics of this disease will be described and discussed.

Who Should Attend?
Health care providers, educators, researchers, clinical staff working in geriatrics, students, family members of patients with Alzheimer's Disease, and anyone else interested in learning about the relationship between Alzheimer's and genomics. 

Objectives - After this presentation attendees will know/learn:

  • Review and update the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)
  • Describe the genetic mutations/changes (including epigenetics, mitochondrial DNA and telomeres) associated with early onset and late onset AD.
  • Explain known AD therapies and clinical trials for the treatment of this disorder.
  • Discuss the role of the International Genomics Alzheimer’s Project (IGAP) in research.

A new discounted rate is being offered for this webinar. 
$10.00 for ANA New York Members – use code  ANANY2018 at registration

Julie Eggert PhD, GNP-BC, AGN-BC, AOCN, FAAN
Professor Emerita
Former PhD Program Coordinator, Healthcare Genetics
School of Nursing/College of Behavioral Social and Health Sciences
Clemson University 
Clemson, South Carolina USA

Dr. Eggert has worked with the elderly most of her professional life.  She taught a Geriatric Nursing course to masters students working on their nursing practice degrees as an FNP and also an Advances in Geriatrics course for GNP students.  In her geriatric faculty role she implemented Geriatric Oncology seminars for providers.  Most recently she wrote a chapter in the Beery, Workman and Eggert - Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care, 2nd edition entitled “Common Adult-Onset Genetic Disorders which included Alzheimer’s Disease”.  She recently retired as the Coordinator of the Healthcare Genetics PhD program in the School of Nursing at Clemson University in SC, USA and is now functions as a Professor Emerita.