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Dominant, Recessive and Beyond: How Genetic Conditions Are Inherited course for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
NHS England

This course explores how genetic conditions are inherited and how to recognise the common modes of inheritance in a family history.

Learning objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • explain the difference between a germline and a somatic variant;
  • describe the common modes of inheritance for genetic conditions;
  • identify the most likely mode of inheritance based on the pattern of affected people in a family history; and
  • calculate the recurrence risks for autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive and X-linked conditions.

The session will also cover how the recurrence risks are calculated for each type of inheritance.


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Delivery
Title
Dominant, Recessive and Beyond: How Genetic Conditions Are Inherited course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Clinical specialist, Digital Health, Education and Research, Genetics, Informatics, Molecular Diagnostics, Technology to assist efficiency of medical professionals
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
605-0014
Access Duration (in months)
12
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Modules this course belongs to
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