Clinical Bioinformatics – Online Course
Learn about the role of clinical bioinformaticians in healthcare and how their work is helping to realise the genomics revolution.
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at current healthcare professionals, who are interested in learning more about the role of clinical bioinformatics and will also be applicable to people with an interest in the application of genomics in healthcare.
It is not essential to have previous experience or knowledge of bioinformatics or genomics although medical terminology is used and the course is designed to be applicable to practising healthcare professionals.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe the role of a Clinical Bioinformatician in making a difference in the patient’s journey
Explain how Clinical Bioinformatics provides an important bridge between the cutting edge research of Genomic Medicine with the practicalities and sensitivities of a clinical setting
Identify the types of tools and technologies a clinical bioinformatician uses to filter and classify the information from the human genome
Explore the stages of the clinical bioinformatics workflow
Apply knowledge of clinical bioinformatics to clinical case studies
Explain the ethical and legal considerations that need to be made when working with genomic data