Molecular Pathology 2021 (1 hour)

Author: Anderson Continuing Education
Publisher: Anderson Continuing Education
Date Published: 2021
Pages: 13
Cover Type: Soft Cover
Expiration Date: 12/31/2023

Meets the Florida 1-hour specialty requirement in molecular pathology. For ASCP, this course provides 1 hour in molecular pathology.

This course is based on the chapter “Molecular Testing for Targeted Therapies and Pharmacogenomics,” from Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory. It covers:

 How pharmacogenetics testing may be used in personalized medicine. • How various molecular testing techniques are used in targeted therapies. • Examples of somatic variants acquired through mutagenesis or germline variants acquired parentally and how molecular testing detects these variants for use in targeted therapies in oncology and other conditions. • The challenge in molecular testing for the detection of somatic or germline variants. • How polymorphic genotypes of the CYP2D6 gene contribute to an individual’s sensitivity, toxicity and/or resistance to particular drugs. • The role of variant genotypes of genes in patient response to warfarin and clopidogrel therapy. 

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