Precision Medicine and Pharmacogenomics

Continuing Pharmacy Education programs on precision medicine and pharmacogenomics are available through the UF College of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Education. Available courses include a self-paced, fully online pharmacist certificate program, recordings from the 2019 and 2020 UF Precision Medicine Conference, and short courses on selected pharmacogenomics topics, including drug metabolism, oncology, adverse drug reactions, electronic health records, and clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics.


Online Programs

New! Implementing Pharmacogenomics into Clinical Practice Certificate Program

This fully online, self-paced certificate program will equip the pharmacist with the knowledge necessary to implement pharmacogenomics into clinical practice. Leading experts in the field of pharmacogenomics will provide content focusing on the background of pharmacogenomics, pharmacogenomic testing, clinical implications of pharmacogenomics in cardiology, oncology, pain management, psychiatry, and ADRs.

This program is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for consultant pharmacist recertification credit.


New! Current Topics in Clinical Pharmacogenomics

Learn from leading experts in the field of pharmacogenomics. This program focuses on the latest evidence-based data and the emerging hot topics related to pharmacogenomics. It will also discuss how to interpret pharmacogenomics test results and identify challenges associated with the use of activity scores in clinical pharmacogenomics. Content is based on the Precision Medicine Conference hosted February 2020.

This program is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for consultant pharmacist recertification credit.


New! Pharmacogenomics Implementation, Testing, and Reimbursement

Learn from leading experts in the field of pharmacogenomics. This program focuses on equipping pharmacists with knowledge related to pharmacogenomics implementation, testing, and reimbursement. Specifically, content will discuss pharmacogenomic testing at a large research hospital and overcoming barriers to testing reimbursement. Insight from an FDA expert will also discuss how FDA regulation of Pharmacogenetic tests will impact precision medicine. Content is based on the Precision Medicine Conference hosted February 2020..

This program is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for consultant pharmacist recertification credit.


New! Update on Genomic Medicine

Experts in the field of genomic medicine will provide an overview of how to implement precision medicine in your health system and whether or not polygenic risk scores and preventative genomics deliver will play a role in precision medicine. The current and future landscape surrounding testing newborns will also be discussed. Content is based on the Precision Medicine Conference hosted February 2020.

This program is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for consultant pharmacist recertification credit.


New! Precision Medicine in Oncology Update

This program wil focus on the emerging trends and hot topics in precision medicine for oncology. Current testing and clinical trial designs will be discussed with leading experts in the field discussing what the future holds. Content is based on the Precision Medicine Conference hosted February 2020.

This program is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for consultant pharmacist recertification credit.


UF Precision Medicine Conference 2019 Recordings

This program focuses on equipping pharmacists & consultant pharmacists to translate pharmacogenomics science into daily practice. Renowned speakers provide practice insight on individualizing drug therapy, laboratory testing, reimbursement and other emerging precision medicine topics. Note: This program is accredited as Precision Medicine Implementation and will appear as such on your records.


Pharmacogenomics Primer

This course will summarize the principles of drug metabolism pharmacogenetics and genetic medicine.


Clinical Application of Pharmacogenomics in Education and Training

This course will discuss patient-centered teaching approaches in pharmaogenetics.


Clinical Application of Pharmacogenomics in Oncology, Adverse Reactions, and Electronic Health Records

This course will discuss clinical implications of genetic variability in oncology pharmacotherapy and patient-specific, genetic, and other factors that inform drug therapy changes in oncology


Clinical Implementations of Pharmacogenomics

This course will summarize how to develop a clinical pharmacogenetic service, test and reimburse for pharmacogenetic results, and design electronic and written documentation.


Coming Soon! Online Clinical Pharmacogenomics Certifcate Program

  • This 15-credit hour continuing education course is fully online and provides foundational science, pharmacogenomics knowledge, and principles of clinical implementation for pharmacists. This self-paced, fully online course will be available in Summer 2020. Sign up to receive an email when this course is available.