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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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This CPDcast provides an overview of modern day DNA testing. It provides a summary of the types of testing used; the methodology laboratories employ; the advances made in this area in recent years; and the standards and services practitioners should expect from this industry.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the types of DNA tests which can now be done;
  • Be aware of how testing differs across the industry;
  • Know the basic methods of DNA testing and the levels required for positive results;
  • Appreciate what can be done in cases where DNA results are disputed;
  • Understand the standards and services the industry should provide.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
Soft Skills
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In this CPDcast David Nicholson from DNA legal discusses the advances in DNA testing, the methodology employed by modern laboratories, the uses of DNA testing and the standards and services practitioners should expect from this industry.

Date Recorded: 21st August 2014

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