Are you a healthcare professional planning to join a healthcare professional role? Are you interested in enhancing your genomic literacy? Come and join us for this fantastic course!
The advances in genetic technologies are having a major impact on clinical diagnosis and therapeutic options. The NHS aims be the first healthcare system focused on embedding personalized medicine into mainstream healthcare. To fully realize the potentials of genomics, all the health practitioners are required to have some level of genomic literacy. This course aims to provide basic understanding of concepts in genetics and genomics in health and disease. We aim to introduce and appraise the recent advances in genetic technologies making their way into the healthcare sector and to introduce the concept of personalized healthcare approaches. This course can be used as an introductory or refresher course in genetics by anyone in general interest in genetics and health or any current and/or future healthcare professionals.
The field of genomics continues to expand enormously and provide us with tools to improve health. This course aims to provide the fundamental genomic literacy for any current or future health-related profession.