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University of Cambridge: Genomic Medicine

Institution University of Cambridge View institution profile
Department Institute of Continuing Education
Web www.cam.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

This course is designed to educate suitably qualified NHS healthcare professionals from across the multi-professional team to prepare for the future adoption of genomic technologies and the increasing use of genomic information as part of the diagnostic and treatment pathway. Aims of the programme; To provide professionally relevant teaching and learning informed by research in an integrated clinical and research environment; to develop and create a cohort of doctors and other professionals allied to medicine able to pursue and develop their roles in a rapidly-changing and challenging environment of genomic medicine; to prepare healthcare professionals for the adoption of genomic technologies and the increasing use of genomic information as part of the diagnostic and treatment pathway; to develop a cohort of doctors and other professionals allied to medicine with the confidence to lead service improvement for safe and high quality patient care, and with the required knowledge, skills and capability to have a positive personal impact on the work of others; to develop a cohort of doctors and other professionals allied to medicine with an understanding of research methodologies and clinical opportunities relevant to genomic medicine; to encourage a commitment to intellectual challenge and evidence-based clinical practice informed by the latest conceptual and theoretical knowledge of genomic medicine; to develop students' intellectual, practical and transferable skills related to genomic medicine; to encourage critical thinking related to genomic medicine; to conduct systematic research relevant to their professional practice.

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