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The Role of Genetics in School Myopia

Available from: 1/12/2018

Where to publish: www.mivision.com.au and mieducation.com

Provider: Mivision

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E] nikki@mivision.com.au, [P] 02 8336 8616

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate between the various study methods that are used in research to investigate the role of genetics in school myopia
  • Understand what genome-wide association studies are and how they are conducted
  • Understand the progress that has been done to date in investigation of genetic factors in school myopia
  • Understand that there is an interaction between genes and environment in myopia development and progression.
  • Understand that by studying genetics factors, it is possible to identify those at risk of myopia

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Name
The Role of Genetics in School Myopia
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
The Role of Genetics in School MyopiaIndependent Learning with AssessmentNoNo2.00