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Omics 101: A primer for Clinical Practice

Available on DVD

This course is focused on educating the healthcare team that is integral in the translation of individualized medicine into patient care. Well-known experts in each field give in-depth didactics on state-of-the-art subjects in genomic medicine.

Omics 101: A primer for Clinical Practice

Course Description
Omics 101 provides the foundation for understanding fundamental principles and application of genomics and pharmacogenomics in clinical and laboratory practice. Understand what is meant by terms like genome and exome; learn the fundamental principles of laboratory practice, including DNA sequencing, laboratory analysis and management issues. Understand the roles and responsibilities of the genomicist as a partner in providing team-based care. Well-known experts in each field give in-depth didactics on state-of-the-art subjects in genomic medicine. Each lecture is followed by a question and answer session.

Course Objectives
Upon completion of the program, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the use of medical genomics information in clinical practice
  • Discuss the use of "omics" technology in advancing patient care for diagnostic dilemmas, cancer therapy, and drug therapy.
  • Identify patients who may benefit from referral for consideration of genomic analysis. 
  • Distinguish ethical, legal, and social issues for patients with diagnostic dilemma, cancer patients, and drug-gene pair applications.
  • Discuss the role of the genomicist in providing patient care.

This enduring material is a recording of the Omics 101: A Primer for Clinical Practice (September 29, 2013) on DVD. After reviewing the course lectures on DVD, CME credit may be claimed by completion of several on-line assessment modules. Assessment modules are separated by topic area. Assessment modules may be taken two (2) times and require an 80% pass rate to claim credit.  

Release Date:
January 15, 2014
Credits Expire: 
December 31, 2015
Duration/Completion Time: 3.75 hours

* Requests to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ must be submitted on or before the credit expiration date. Assessment modules will not be available after the expiration date.
Accreditation Statement
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional User Package – $50 per person
Institutions and multiple physician practice can purchase additional user packages, so that multiple staff can train using the same product purchase and claim credits.  Each additional user package allows one additional participant to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Download an order form

After reviewing the course lectures on DVD, you may claim your CME credit by completing an online assessment as required for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. The assessment is separated into topic modules, may be taken two (2) times and requires an 80% pass rate. 

Available on DVD:

Omics 101 DVD Set

DVD and syllabus

Price: $250.00

Mayo Faculty
Course Directors
Richard Weinshilboum, M.D.

James D. Buntrock
Matthew J. Ferber, Ph.D
Rafael Fonseca, M.D.
Tina J. Hieken, M.D.
Kiley J. Johnson, C.G.C.
Eric W. Klee, Ph.D.
Noralane M. Lindor, M.D.
Robert R. McWilliams, M.D.
Richard Weinshilboum, M.D.