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Genetic Testing: A Basic Review

Genetic Testing: A Basic Review (861)
This Basic Level course briefly reviews the different types of genetic testing, including "direct to consumer" options, discusses what various results may mean, discusses benefits and possible discrimination associated with genetic testing, and briefly touches on genetic ancestry testing.
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Online - Complete Course
Course is available online IMMEDIATELY after purchase
Reading material is presented in a PDF or PowerPoint format
One copy of the reading material can be printed out or saved
Quiz answers are entered online & graded immediately
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At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
  • List the different types of Genetic Testing.
  • Define Informed Consent.
  • Describe what "Direct to Consumer" testing is.
  • Discuss what various genetic test results may mean.
  • Discuss the benefits of Genetic Testing.
  • Define Genetic Discrimination.
  • Recall whether genes can be patented.
  • Explain Genetic Ancestry Testing.

Provider #: 50-2256
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We report to CE Broker immediately after course completion, provided that your license number is in your profile prior to course completion.

Course #: 20-570287

P.A.C.E Provider #: 511
ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Approval

Continuing Education Unlimited is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.

Approved   |   511-038-23

California Dept of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services

Our Laboratory courses are accepted by The California Department of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services, when the course also has an ASCLS P.A.C.E. #.

Accrediting Agency #: 0001
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 Genetic Home Reference
 Molecular Pathology
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