Genetics Education Canada – Knowledge Organization (GEC-KO)

Our Mission To increase genetics literacy in health care professionals and thereby enhance quality of care in order to optimize the health and well-being of Canadians.


Not-for-profit genetics and genomics education for non-genetics health professionals. Evidence-based. Up-to-date. Peer reviewed.


  • Provide leadership in genetics/genomics education
  • Raise the awareness of genetics and genomics in clinical practice
  • Identify the genetics/genomics knowledge, skills and attitudes useful for clinical roles
  • Incorporate genetics/genomics competencies into continuing professional development for health professionals
  • Incorporate genetics/genomics competencies into the curricula for postgraduate training of health professionals
  • Incorporate genetics/genomics competencies into the curricula for undergraduate health professionals
  • Identify and develop genetics /genomics educational resources appropriate to the needs of health professionals (and their teachers)
  • Disseminate educational resources and learning from this educational program
  • Evaluate educational materials, initiatives and knowledge translation strategies


Type Website
CME Available No
Topic
Cost Free
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Date of Resource 2018

Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Genetics Expertise and Analysis

Physician Assistant

  • Patient Care
  • PROFESSIONALISM