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Advanced Clinical Genomics 1 (GENE90021)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 6.25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeGENE90021
Semester 1
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This subject will apply principles of genetic counselling practice to model clinical practice in specialised areas of genetic medicine, including Inherited neurological conditions, cardiac arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies, blood disorders, bone and connective tissue disorders, metabolic conditions, dysmorphology, childhood syndromes and cancer. (This curriculum is based on the genetic knowledge requirements of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia Board of Censors for Genetic Counselling, which governs the certification of genetic counsellors in Australia.) The subject will be delivered via a combination of on-line content and case-based face-to-face tutorials.

Intended learning outcomes

Students will be able to apply principles of genomics to clinical care management in:

  • apply principles of genomics to risk assessment in management of critical care
  • demonstrate application of principles of genomics in testing and diagnosis
  • appraise clinical care recommendations for patient and family

Last updated: 21 September 2019