This is a multidisciplinary course review of pharmacogenomic testing and its application to clinical practice. The emergence of pharmacogenomic science is growing rapidly. Over 100 medications now contain pharmacogenomic data in their prescribing information. Furthermore, over 70% of medication effects and side effects are related to a patient's genetics. This case-based sessions and basic concept review is designed for the busy clinician and other members of the healthcare team. Learn how you can apply pharmacogenomic (PGX) testing to your busy practice by joining us at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida on June 8, 2019!
This course is designed by and for physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and any other member of the health care team who want to learn how to apply pharmacogenomics to their clinical practice.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the foundational pharmacogenomics principles.
- Define basic genetic/genomic concepts and nomenclature.
- Evaluate existing evidence and guidelines for use in clinical decision making.
- Describe the considerations for selecting a pharmacogenomics test based on an individual clinical scenario.
- Apply pharmacogenomic test results to make recommendations for an individualized medication management plan.