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Pharmacogenomics Certificate Program

Next Course: January 8, 2020 - March 4, 2020


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Excellent Reviews:

  • “This course was one of the best I've taken in many years. Thanks for offering it.”
  • “This program is excellent. I rarely say that about programs but this program deserves that rating. A must for anyone in clinical practice who graduated before pharmacogenomics was part of their…curriculum.”
  • “Very useful course material that will have great impact on all those who go on to translate this in the clinic in any capacity - as nurses, pharmacists or physicians.”

Online program offered by The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and the College of Nursing

This practice-based, interactive program provides pharmacists and other health care providers with an understanding of how genetic factors influence drug disposition, response, and adverse effects. Knowledge gained from this program will enhance participants’ ability to apply genetic information to clinical practice.

Topics covered include:

  • Fundamentals of pharmacogenomics;
  • Impact of pharmacogenomics on drug clinical pharmacology;
  • Interpretation of pharmacogenomic test results;
  • Interpretation of pharmacogenomic literature and use of evidence-based guidelines;
  • Case-based scenarios of clinically-actionable pharmacogenomic examples in the areas of drug-induced hypersensitivity reactions, pain, neurology, psychiatry, cardiology, and oncology;
  • Patient and provider education on pharmacogenomics;
  • Clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics in different healthcare settings

Discount available for CU faculty, preceptors, and alumni, and UC Health clinicians. Contact for more information.


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