Genetic medicine is rapidly evolving into genomic medicine. This course will focus on the use of whole genome technologies such as whole exome sequencing. Modules will focus on the technology of genome sequencing as well as the use of these genome technologies in specialties such as pediatrics and oncology. Modules will also explore the impact of applying this technology to population screening, its importance in gene discovery and the unique ethical, legal, and social issues relevant to genetic counseling.
Course Learning Objectives:
- Discuss the technology associated with WES.
- Evaluate benefits and limitations of WES in the clinic.
- Applying genomic technologies in patient care.
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The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has been authorized to offer up to 0.38 CEUs or 3.82 Category 1 Contact Hours for the activity: Exome 101 online course through 10/17/2019. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification. Genetic counselors must be certified at the time of the activity in order for credits to count towards recertification.