Description
MEDICAL GENOMICS
Discusses the emerging discipline of medical genomics and its role in personalized medicine. This course will explore the use of genomic medicine for individuals with a variety of genetic disorders, diseases with unknown genetic origin, as well as the use of genomic medicine for healthy individuals. This course will discuss the use of genomic information to assist clinicians in developing individualized clinical care plans, the use of genetics in determining healthcare outcomes, and the integration of genomic information with electronic health records. Throughout the course, we will discuss the ethical, legal and personal implications of the use of genomic data in medicine. Topics will include patient privacy, cost, insurance, family planning, and patient education. Three hours of lecture per week. This course is not offered every semester. Prerequisites: BIOLOGY 332 - Genetics.
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
BIOLOGY 536
Academic Group
College of Science & Tech
Academic Organization
Biological Allied Health Sci
Campus
Bloomsburg Main Campus
Enrollment Requirements
Admission to the M.S. program in Biology