RxGenomix Training Program in Pharmacogenomics

The 16-hour RxGenomix Training Program in Pharmacogenomics is a combination of self-study and recorded program activity accessed online, allowing flexibility in the completion of the course. Participants will learn the essential elements of pharmacogenomics and how to apply it into pharmacy practice.

Type Course
CME Available Yes
Cost $349
Note For Genetic Counselors: An in depth review of diverse pharmacogenomic topics; genetic counselors practicing in this field may find this resource of use.
Date of Resource 2016

Genomic Competencies

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


  • Basic Genetic Concepts
    • B1:   To demonstrate an understanding of the basic genetic/genomic concepts and nomenclature
  • Pharmacogenetics/Pharmacogenomics
    • P2:   To understand the influence (or lack thereof) of ethnicity in genetic polymorphisms and associations of polymorphisms with drug response
    • P3:   Recognize the availability of evidence based guidelines that synthesize information relevant to genomic/pharmacogenomic tests and selection of drug therapy (e.g. Clinical Pharmacogenomics Implementation Consortium)

Genetic Counselor

  • Genetics Expertise and Analysis
    • 1:   Demonstrate and utilize a depth and breadth of understanding and knowledge of genetics and genomics core concepts and principles.
      • 1a:   Demonstrate knowledge of principles of human, medical, and public health genetics and genomics and their related sciences.
  • Professional Development & Practice
    • 22:   Accept responsibility for one's physical and emotional health as it impacts on professional performance.
      • 22e:   Assist non-genetic healthcare providers in utilizing genetic information to improve patient care in a cost-effective manner.
      • 22f:   Promote responsible use of genetic/genomic technologies and information to enhance the health of individuals, communities, and the public.