Educational tools for health professionals
The science of genomics is increasing rapidly and may change many aspects of the public health. It is important that professionals in all areas of healthcare keep themselves abreast of these advances and informed about the resources available for patient care. Most often, the physician serves as a first and principal resource for the patients to learn about the latest treatment possibilities and options. Now more than ever it is important that health professionals develop a holistic approach to patient care and health service delivery..
This section contains a selection of self-training modules available online which provide healthcare professionals and their staff with a basic understanding of genetics and genomics. The modules are easy to use and accessible to all users for free. Also available is a selection of programs and courses in universities worldwide where health care staff can gain better insight into this developing field and its impact on the future of public health.
Overall, this section caters to the needs of healthcare professionals with little or no specialist knowledge of genomics.
- For more information on advanced training degrees and opportunities in genetics, please refer to the Continuing Education section
CyberGUIDE to Basic Medical Genetics
Genomics and Disease Prevention: Information On-Line Presentations
Recombinant DNA Labs: Basic Tools for the Molecular Biologist
S* Bioinformatics Online Course
Teaching Tools: "The Primary Care Physician: The Primary Source of Genetic Testing Information"