Human Genetics in Nursing Practice

This course provides nursing students with basic information about the influences of genetics on human health and illness. Students will become competent practices in applying important tools for effective genetic nursing practices. Students will learn about basic genetic science/ molecular concepts, the ethical and social implications of genetic information, commonly used genetic tests, genetic history taking, and pedigree construction and will become experienced in the use of professional and client-based resources to support evidence based health care and life-long learning in applied human genetics.

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