MedTech: Exploring the Human Genome
- Course provided by Future Learn
- Study type: Online
- Starts: Anytime
- Price: Free
Learn how genomics is changing the future of healthcare
Advances in genomics have opened up exciting new possibilities for healthcare. On this course, you’ll learn what genomics is, and how it can revolutionise patient care. You’ll learn how genomic testing works, and consider the regulatory and ethical issues that surround it.
You’ll explore how genomics can improve patient care by understanding how genomic data helps clinicians to identify illness risk more accurately, using the specific examples of cancer and epidemics such as Zika virus disease. You will also look at the future of genomics, and how it might impact healthcare roles.
What topics will you cover?
- What is genomics?
- Who are the stakeholders?
- What are the challenges?
- Addressing patients’ needs
- How are healthcare roles evolving?
- MedTech innovations in genomics
When would you like to start?
Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.
Who is the course for?
This course is appropriate for anyone interested in MedTech product design and genomics.
The course will be of particular interest to undergraduate students studying engineering, product design, and disciplines related to healthcare, and professionals working in the healthcare sector in a medical capacity or as MedTech designers.