Evidence-based overview of genomic medicine in Aotearoa and internationally, exploring key concepts and contemporary ethical, legal, social and cultural considerations associated with its adoption into healthcare.
Be among the first in New Zealand to study the emerging field of Genomics. Are
you interested in the fast-moving technology that is genomics, and its application
to improving health? Maybe your patients have asked about 23andMe? Or you may have
heard about OncotypeDx?
This is an inter-professional paper that will be underpinned by the ethos of "skills for next Monday”. It is offered for the first time in New Zealand from 2019 and is open to anyone wanting to learn more about this technology and its application to healthcare.
It is designed for clinical professionals, health scientists and researchers who want to develop knowledge and skills in the area of genomic medicine as it applies to healthcare.
|Paper title||Special Topic: Genomic Health and Medicine|
|Points||30 points 30 points|
|Teaching period(s)||First Semester, Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,801.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$9,869.50|
- HASX 401
- Limited to
- Limited to: MHealSc, PGDipHealSc, PGDipPHC
This is a Special Topic paper.
Clinical experience is not required.
For enrolment advice, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Paper Structure
Through case studies and problem-based learning we will review the use of genomic technology in New Zealand healthcare - including ethical, legal, cultural and social considerations.
- Teaching Arrangements
Online and workshops
- Teaching staff
To be advised.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Lifelong learning, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an understanding and apply knowledge of genomics as they relate to healthcare
- Demonstrate an understanding and apply knowledge of ethical, social, cultural and legal considerations as they relate to genomics relevant to healthcare
- Critically be able to evaluate, identify and discuss future opportunities and challenges of the use of genomics relevant to healthcare