2017 – Intro to Genomic Medicine for Nurses In Africa (Course Material)

The Introduction to Genomic Medicine for Nurses in Africa Course was piloted in Africa. Course material was developed by volunteers from across the globe and course material used examples from Africa as much as possible.This material will be adjusted in due course.

Introductory Module
Module 1- Lesson 1:
Module 1 – Lesson 2:
Module 1 – Lesson 3:
Module 1 – Lesson 4:

Module 2: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues
This module covers Ethics, Legal and Social Implications in the Genomic Medicine field.
There are three lessons in this module (Click on link below to access):
Lesson 5 – Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Applied Genomics
Lesson 6 – Community Engagement
Lesson 7 – Basic Genetic Counselling Skills

Module 3: Clinical Application of Genetics and Genomics
This module aims to introduce the participants to practical examples and case studies in the Genomic Medicine field. The trainers are African based and focus on African-centric examples (Click on examples below for details):
Lesson 8 – Mogenic Disorders
Lesson 9 – Molecular Pathology of Cancer and Application in Cancer Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment
Lesson 10 – Application of Genomics to Non-communicable Diseases
Lesson 11 – Panel Discussions (Nutrigenomics & Microbiomes)
Lecture 12 – Pharmacogenetics & Pharmacogenomics for Nurses in Africa

Module 4: Research and Genetic Epidemiology
This module aims to introduce participants to research concepts and give them an opportunity to work on collaborative research studies as classes:
Lesson 13 – Clinical Research and Genetic Epidemiology
Lesson 14 – Introduction to Class Mini-Projects