The implementation of next-generation sequencing technologies has enabled genomics to become a mainstream subject in medicine. The UK has now adopted Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) in clinical practice, and the use of genomic sequencing technologies in healthcare has become widespread across many countries. Healthcare professionals across the world need the skills to understand genomics and what it means for their patients.
This course will provide participants with the basic principles of genomic medicine. The content will include the distinction between genetics and genomics and a focus on understanding the different modes of inheritance. With a focus on practical case studies and a workshop-style of delivery, the course will offer the opportunity to engage with academics and fellow participants and build collaborative networks.
The course will be delivered on 24th and 25th Nov 2022 in a hybrid format (virtually and in-person at the University of Exeter)
The course is aimed at clinicians and other healthcare professionals who need an introductory course in genomics. This course would be an ideal access course for those wishing to pursue further studies, in particular the MSc in Genomic Medicine.
At the end of the course the learner will be expected to be able to:
Participants will receive a certificate of participation including both CPD points applied for through the Royal College of Physicians and learning outcomes, which can be used towards your own professional development.
For more details about the course including fees and delivery see the course details page.