Genomics 101

On Demand
Learning Modules

The Genomics 101 course is designed to provide learners with foundational knowledge of genomics and the practice of genomic medicine at RCIGM. 

The series provides an overview of genomic medicine from identifying patients and consenting families to delivering results. The modules also explore the benefits and limitations of the various genetic tests available in the clinical setting.

The course focuses on the following areas:

  • Genome Biology and Genetic Tests
  • Whole Genome Sequencing
  • Clinical Genomic Medicine

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the principles of genomic medicine and whole genome sequencing
  • Discuss the uses, benefits, and limitations of genomic testing technologies
  • Recognize when and how to refer patients for whole genome sequencing
  • Identify tools and other practical resources for implementation of whole genome sequencing
  • Determine early ascertainment for patients who may benefit from whole genome sequencing
  • Recognize how to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of health professionals

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