Items Tagged ‘#Genetics education’

December 31, 2018

The growing role of genetic nurses: educating, empowering patients

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

As genetic sequencing has become faster and cheaper, more people are considering predictive genetic testing to identify their future risk for disease, with the goal of taking charge of their health. Yet many face the challenge of understanding which genetic testing option would fit their health goals. While genetic counselors have traditionally helped patients through […]

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Tags: #Corinne Berg, #genetic counselor shortage, #genetic nurses, #Genetics education, #hereditary diseases, #hereditary heart disease, #predictive genomics, #preemptive pharmacogenomics, #Therese Hughes, DNA Testing, Genetic Counselors, genomics

October 20, 2016

American Society of Human Genetics and Mayo Clinic launch educational collaboration

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Precision medicine research is advancing rapidly. New discoveries in how genetic, biological and environmental factors influence health and disease are leading to the development of new diagnostic tools and individualized therapies for many conditions. For many health care providers, keeping abreast of new discoveries and applying them to patient care can be a challenge. The […]

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Tags: #American Society of Human Genetics, #ASHG, #Genetics education, #health education programs, #individualized mediicne, #Joseph McInerney, #medical education, #medicalschool, #PrecisionMedicine, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Keith Stewart, genomics

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