Educational program2021-05-26T08:53:57+10:00

Educational program

Education Framework

The Genomic Institute has developed an overarching framework for which they are developing training. The framework represents the overall educational strategy of the institute and has been developed after extensive expert consultation. Download a copy of the Framework.

Genomics Foundations

Online Modules

  • Foundational science
  • Genetic Variation
  • Pedigree drawing and inheritance patterns
  • Clinical genetics services and mainstreaming of genomics
  • Consent and legal implications

Under development

  • Test options and analysis
  • Ordering a test
  • Interpreting reports
  • Discussing diagnoses and results
  • Reproductive options
  • Predictive/carrier genetics testing

Additional resources

  • NIH GEP website (education resource portal)
  • AGHA Consent form (could also link to AGHA webpage)
  • Queensland Testing video (QLD genomics resource)


Online Modules – under development

  • Cystic
  • Alport
  • Glomerular

Additional resources

  • PDF Resource: Decision aid

Primary Health Care

Online Modules – under development

  • Genomics for Primary Care
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Paediatric and Pre-natal Genetics
  • Genetic Conditions in Adults
  • Cancer Genetics

Additional resources

  • Pdf Resource: Genetics in General Practice

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Online Modules – under development

  • Preconception
  • Pregnancy 1st trimester
  • Pregnancy 2/3rd trimester
  • Delivery and newborn

Additional resources

  • Genetics in Pregnancy University of Melbourne Course
  • QUT Nursing and Midwifery education course

Genomic Institute

Metro North Hospital and Health Service Block 7, Level 11 Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital HERSTON QLD 4029 Phone: (07) 3646 9533 Email: GenomicInstitute_Education