Genetics and genomics for midwifery practice v2

Genetics and genomics for midwifery practice

1. Genetics and genomics - the basics

midwivesThis module on Genetics and genomics for midwifery practice has been written for i-learn by the National Genetics Education and Development Centre and revised by Dr Simon Hettle, Lecturer in Biomedical Science and Genetic Modification Safety Officer at the University of the West of Scotland. It has been designed to help midwives develop a better understanding of genetics and genomics. 
 

Completion of this module will enable you to:

  • understand your role in genetics and genomics
  • refresh and/or enhance your knowledge
  • consider the skills required to gain appropriate information from the families in your care
  • reflect on various situations you might encounter in practice when these skills and knowledge will be required