After completing this module and its online counterpart, pharmacy technicians will be able to:
- Understand the situations where pharmacogenomics are implicated
- Explain how genetic factors can influence the response to certain drugs
- Appreciate the ethical concerns relating to DNA tests and pharmacogenomic testing.
Contributing author: Dr Martin Duerden FRCGP, recently retired GP and co-author of 'Symptoms in the Pharmacy'. With contributions from Alison Blenkinsopp.