University of Southern Indiana

Genetics Program

Description of Program
Knowledge of genetics has a major impact on both society and healthcare. The effect on healthcare encompasses prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment. Thus the healthcare professional must possess an understanding of the clinical genetics to provide holistic care to patients along the human lifespan. Basic knowledge of genomics in health care can help the health professionals become an advocate for patients and their families.    

Learning Outcome
The learning outcome of this program is to enable the learner to apply the essentials of genetics to clinical practice through interprofessional collaborative practice. 

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