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Basic Concepts in Genetics and Genomics

Basic Concepts in Genetics and Genomics
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August 19, 2015

Basic Concepts in Genetics and Genomics

Created by the American Heart Association’s Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology (FGTB), this CME/CE activity is an online course on genetics and genomics that comprehensively covers the topics outlined in “Basic Concepts and Potential Applications of Genetics and Genomics for Cardiovascular and Stroke Clinicians: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association.”

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Basic Concepts in Genetics and Genomics Genetics_Created by the American Heart Association’s Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology (FGTB), this CME/CE activity is an online course on genetics and genomics that comprehensively covers the topics outlined in “Basic Concepts and Potential Applications of Genetics and Genomics for Cardiovascular and Stroke Clinicians: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association.”

There are 16 modules (4 hours total in duration) with multiple-choice, self-assessment questions linked to the modules to ensure understanding of the material. Upon completion of the online course, learners will be able to: Understand the basic concepts of molecular biology, monogenic (Mendelian) genetics, and polygenic (complex) genetics Comprehensively demonstrate an understanding of the techniques of modern human genetics, including genome-wide association studies and next-generation sequencing studies Articulate emerging clinical applications of genetics and genomics (including disease risk prediction and pharmacogenetics).

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