2 credits (2 didactic hours)
Available: Spring 2017 On-line with in-class orientation on Thurs 1/26 at 1:30-2:30 in 1-304. Orientation is required for APNN students and optional for RNBS students.
This course provides nurses and nursing students with basic information about genetics and genomics in human health and illness. Students will learn about genetics and genomic nursing competencies and gain practice in applying these to the goal of effective genetics and genomics based nursing practice. Students will learn about basic genetic science, genomic and molecular concepts, common genetic tests, and ethical and social implications of genetic information. Students will demonstrate their abilities regarding genetic history taking and pedigree construction and gain experience in the use of professional resources and publications and client-based resources to support evidence based nursing practice in applied human genetics and genomics.
Instructor: Susan W. Groth
Required Texts: Essentials of Genetic and Genomic Nursing: Competencies, Curricula Guidelines, and Outcome Indicators (2nd Ed.) (2008). Outcome indicators established by consensus. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association.
Price: $1400/credit hour For information on University of Rochester Tuition Benefits, visit the Tuition Benefits homepage.
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