Available Until 10/31/2028

Precision Medicine*

  This course is currently not set to get another scheduling For more information please contact the NNLM training office at nto@utah.edu

Precision medicine is an approach to disease management that considers individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle. This course will provide participants with some baseline knowledge of genomics, an overview of the clinical applications of genomic medicine, an appreciation of the associated ethical and social issues inherent in this field and a review of NLM resources for health professionals and consumers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the class, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the current state of precision medicine and how it will impact the health of our citizenry
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of examples of the clinical applications of precision medicine
  3. Explore and discuss ethical, legal & social implications inherent in precision medicine
  4. Develop an awareness of NLM genomic resources through creating a family health history


  • Introduction to Precision Medicine and Genomics
    • Overview of clinical applications of genomic medicine
  • Introduction to the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of precision medicine
  • Explore NLM resources for health professionals and consumers
    • Family History

MLA CE Credits: 4