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    Evidence-based introduction to genomic medicine exploring key concepts and contemporary ethical, legal, social and cultural considerations associated with equitable adoption into healthcare.

    About this paper

    Paper title Introduction to Genomics in Health and Medicine
    Subject Genomic medicine
    EFTS 0.1250
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Semester 1 (Distance learning)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,551.63
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    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    • Critically search for and evaluate emerging genomic technologies and applications relevant to health in New Zealand and global contexts
    • Critically analyse research, understand research processes and apply research skills to new situations
    • Articulate complex genomic concepts and their relevance to clinical practice and/or health care delivery (by means of oral presentation, academic writing, formal and informal discussions/blogs, and online communication)
    • Evaluate, identify and discuss future opportunities and challenges associated with genomics in their specific profession/discipline, and see how this specialized knowledge can be applied to their practice


    Semester 1

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
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