Welcome to Week 4

Welcome to this week on ethics and genomic medicine.

In this video Becki Bennett introduces the topic and considers the sort of ethical and legal challenges that genomic testing raises.

This week’s learning objectives:

1 Gain an understanding of some of the ethical and legal issues in genomic testing

  1. Understand the different questions that are raised by legal and ethical questions in genomic testing

  2. Consider the importance of addressing ethical issues in genomic testing

  3. Gain an understanding of what ‘doing ethics’ means and begin to develop skills in developing defensible ethical positions when faced with difficult ethical questions

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This video is from the free online course:

Clinical Bioinformatics: Unlocking Genomics in Healthcare

The University of Manchester