CPPD Modules

Most of our university providers offer CPPD modules as non-assessed. Please refer to the relevant course page or contact the course coordinator directly for more information.

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  • CPPD Moduleintroduction to human genetics and Genomics

    Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics

    The Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics module is a subject-specific lecture-based module in the MSc Genomic Medicine programme. This unit will provide essential and contemporary knowledge relating to genetic science and genetic disease.

  • CPPD ModuleOmics Techniques and their Application to Genomic Medicine

    Omics Techniques and their Application to Genomic Medicine

    This module will provide an overview of bioinformatics approaches to the analysis of genomic data. In addition there will be an introduction to different “omics technologies” and strategies to prioritise the pathogenicity of variants

  • CPPD ModuleGenomics of Common and Rare Inherited Disease

    Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Disease

    This module will provide an introduction to the clinical presentation and manifestations of rare inherited and common diseases, and considers the patient and family perspective with respect to the role and impact of genomics. It reviews traditional and current strategies and techniques used to identify genes responsible for both common multifactorial and rare inherited diseases.

  • CPPD ModuleMolecular Pathology of Cancer and Application in Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment

    Molecular Pathology of Cancer and Application in Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment

    This module will provide detailed knowledge and understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in cancer development, including how interrogation of a person’s own genome and the genome of tumour cells can facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

  • CPPD ModulePharmacogenomics and Stratified Healthcare

    Pharmacogenomics and Stratified Healthcare

    This module will provide a comprehensive overview of the analytical strategies and techniques used in pharmacogenomics and explores some of the challenges and limitations in this field. Also provides an overview of the different type of genomic biomarkers currently in use or emerging.

  • CPPD ModuleApplication of Genomics in Infectious Disease

    Application of Genomics in Infectious Disease

    This module will show how genomics can be used to provide more accurate diagnosis, predict which drugs are likely to be more effective, and monitor treatment and control of infectious disease in both individuals and populations.

  • CPPD ModuleBioinformatics, Interpretation, Statistics & Data Quality Assurance in Genomics

    Bioinformatics, Interpretation, Statistics & Data Quality Assurance in Genomics

    This module will provide the knowledge and understanding required to critically interpret existing genomic research, and develop the skills to formulate research questions. Also provides the skills to collect, analyse and interpret NHS data using a basic range of statistical and bioinformatics techniques.

  • CPPD ModuleEthical, Legal and Social Issues in Applied Genomics

    Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Applied Genomics

    This module will provide a framework for the ethical understanding of medical genomics and gives an opportunity to explore the ethical, legal and social issues involved in genomic testing and the wider implications for the patient and their families.

  • CPPD ModuleCounselling Skills for Genomics

    Counselling Skills for Genomics

    This module will provide an introduction to counselling skills for genomics, including how to communicate and provide appropriate support to individuals and their families via theorectical and practical sessions.

  • CPPD ModuleGenomic Medicine Professional & Research Skills

    Genomic Medicine Professional & Research Skills

    This module will provide the underpinning knowledge of the importance of research, development and innovation across the NHS and in healthcare science in particular. Students will learn about the importance of ethics for a project and understand the legal framework in which research with patients and/or patient samples must be undertaken.

  • CPPD Moduleprimer genomic medicine

    Primer in Genomic Medicine

    A one day face-to-face interactive course that provides a short, sharp burst of the basic essentials required to be conversant in contemporary Medical Genomics. The course will be geared towards specialist and non-specialist nurses, GPs and the wider group of scientists and health professionals who are not necessarily directly involved with applications of medical genomics but require a basic knowledge.