Pediatric Genetics: Teratology, Dysmorphology, and Developmental Delay

NURSING X 456.1

This course introduces students to the major genetic syndromes that appear in childhood, from their molecular, physical, and behavioral underpinnings to their risk factors, epidemiology, and public health implications.

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Summer
Online
Starting at $780.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Understand the core skills required in the practice of pediatric genetics
  • Learn basic principles of clinical diagnosis in pediatric genetics, such as taking a specialized history and physical
  • Learn how to construct a pedigree, explore genetic testing options, and provide genetic counseling
  • Understand the major genetic syndromes that appear in pediatric populations
  • Realize the public health impact of genetic syndromes

About this course:

This course introduces students to the major genetic syndromes that appear in childhood, from their molecular, physical, and behavioral underpinnings to their risk factors, epidemiology, and public health implications. Students also learn basic principles of clinical diagnosis in pediatric genetics, such as taking a specialized history and physical, constructing a pedigree, exploring genetic testing options, and providing genetic counseling. The course is intended for students preparing for a career in the health professions (e.g., medicine, dentistry, nursing, genetic counseling, psychology, public health) or for anyone with interest in the field.
Prerequisites
HLT POL X 456 Introduction to Pediatrics and Child Health, or HLT POL X 452.2 Introduction to Clinical Medicine, or HLT POL X 450 Clinical Genetics - Medical and Public Health Perspectives, or any general biology course.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Available
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Claudia Mikail
374674
Fee:
$780.00
23 days left. Enroll by Jun 22, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment deadline June 26, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 26, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Malformation by Jones, Jones, and Del Campo
Book: Medical Genetics in Pediatric Practice by American Academy of Pediatrics

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