MEDICAL GENETICS AND GENOMIC MEDICINE: FROM DIAGNOSIS TO TREATMENT II Syllabus

415.711.92 | AY 2013-2014 - 2nd Term | 2 Credit(s)
W 5:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Contrast features among groups of disorders that lead to diagnosis.
    • Identify a variety of successful treatments using chemical genomics.
    • Assess the potential role of genomic sequencing in improvements in both diagnosis and treatment.
    • Utilize medical history-taking skills toward diagnosis of genetic conditions.
  • Course Description

    Examines advances in the diagnois of genetic disorders and treatments that result with a focus on neurocutaneous syndromes, muscular dystrophies, connective tissue disorders and ciliopathies. Both terms aim to prepare students for the board certification exam given by the American Board of Genetic Counseling upon completion of the ScM in genetic counseling.

  • Intended Audience

    ScM in Genetic Counseling students

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Written examination and class participation.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Prerequisites

    415.613

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.