Cancer in the Family: Primary Care Matters

The goal of the session is to enhance health care providers' understanding of the various aspects of detecting and managing individuals with familial cancer syndromes.


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Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Physician Assistant

  • Patient Care
    • 1:   Gather family history information and construct a multigenerational pedigree.
    • 2:   Identify patients who would benefit from referral to genetics professionals
    • 4:   Incorporate genetic tests into patient management

Nurse

  • Professional Responsibilities
    • PR-1:   Recognize one's own attitudes and values
      • PR1-K1:   Values, attitudes and beliefs
        • PR1-1:   Engage in reflective practice about one's own beliefs and values related to client care that integrates genetics and genomics.
        • PR1-2:   Articulate attitudes, values and beliefs that influence health care perspective about difficult genetic or genomic health care decisions.
      • PR1-K2:   Impact of personal values, attitudes and beliefs
        • PR1-1:   Engage in reflective practice about one's own beliefs and values related to client care that integrates genetics and genomics.
        • PR1-2:   Articulate attitudes, values and beliefs that influence health care perspective about difficult genetic or genomic health care decisions.
    • PR-2:   Advocate for clients' access
      • PR2-K1:   Resources for healthcare professionals and lay public
        • PR2-1:   Demonstrate appropriate care and concern for all clients throughout their referral, provision of direct care and follow-up to genetic services.
        • PR2-2:   Demonstrate knowledge about accessing local/regional genetic and/or genomic resources.
      • PR2-K2:   Resources for genetic and/or genomic referrals within one's community
        • PR2-1:   Demonstrate appropriate care and concern for all clients throughout their referral, provision of direct care and follow-up to genetic services.
        • PR2-2:   Demonstrate knowledge about accessing local/regional genetic and/or genomic resources.
    • PR-3:   Examine competency of practice
      • PR3-K1:   Scope of nursing practice in relation to genetics/genomics
        • PR3-1:   Identify relevance of genetics/genomics to practice of your discipline.
        • PR3-4:   Take action to meet identified knowledge and skills deficits related to genetics and genomics.
      • PR3-K2:   Role of specialist genetic/genomic services
        • PR3-1:   Identify relevance of genetics/genomics to practice of your discipline.
        • PR3-4:   Take action to meet identified knowledge and skills deficits related to genetics and genomics.
      • PR3-K3:   Interprofessional resources
        • PR3-1:   Identify relevance of genetics/genomics to practice of your discipline.
        • PR3-4:   Take action to meet identified knowledge and skills deficits related to genetics and genomics.
    • PR-4:   Incorporate genetic and genomic technologies and information into practice.
      • PR4-K1:   Technology and information systems
        • PR4-4:   Identify ethical, legal, and social issues associated with genetic/genomic information.
    • PR-5:   Demonstrate the importance of tailoring genetic and genomic information and services
      • PR5-K1:   Cultural, social, ethnic and religious perspectives
        • PR5-2:   Integrate knowledge from psychology, history, politics, sociology and culture when delivering genetic and genomic care.
      • PR5-K2:   Economic and health disparities
        • PR5-2:   Integrate knowledge from psychology, history, politics, sociology and culture when delivering genetic and genomic care.
    • PR-6:   Advocate for the rights of all clients
      • PR6-K1:   Potential benefits, risks and limitations
        • PR6-2:   Maintain confidentiality when recording genetic and genomic information.
        • PR6-3:   Demonstrate awareness of the potential impact of genetic/genomic information on the individual and other family members.
        • PR6-4:   Respond appropriately to inquiries about genetic and genomic health care concerns.
      • PR6-K2:   Ethical, legal and social issues
        • PR6-2:   Maintain confidentiality when recording genetic and genomic information.
        • PR6-3:   Demonstrate awareness of the potential impact of genetic/genomic information on the individual and other family members.
        • PR6-4:   Respond appropriately to inquiries about genetic and genomic health care concerns.
      • PR6-K3:   Impact of genetic and genomic information
        • PR6-2:   Maintain confidentiality when recording genetic and genomic information.
        • PR6-3:   Demonstrate awareness of the potential impact of genetic/genomic information on the individual and other family members.
        • PR6-4:   Respond appropriately to inquiries about genetic and genomic health care concerns.
      • PR6-K4:   Components of informed decision-making
        • PR6-2:   Maintain confidentiality when recording genetic and genomic information.
        • PR6-3:   Demonstrate awareness of the potential impact of genetic/genomic information on the individual and other family members.
        • PR6-4:   Respond appropriately to inquiries about genetic and genomic health care concerns.
  • Nursing Assessment
    • NA-1:   Demonstrate understanding of relationship of genetics and genomics to health
      • NA1-K1:   Relationship of genetics and genomics to health
        • NA1-2:   Identify potentially significant information from a family history.
        • NA1-3:   Identify clients who might benefit from referral to genetic specialists and/or information resources.
        • NA1-4:   Facilitate appropriate referral to genetic specialists, accurately documenting and communicating relevant history and clinical data.
        • NA1-8:   Identify resources available to assist clients seeking genetic and genomic information or services including the types of services available.
      • NA1-K2:   Relationship of genetics and genomics to normal physiology and pathophysiology
        • NA1-2:   Identify potentially significant information from a family history.
        • NA1-3:   Identify clients who might benefit from referral to genetic specialists and/or information resources.
        • NA1-4:   Facilitate appropriate referral to genetic specialists, accurately documenting and communicating relevant history and clinical data.
        • NA1-8:   Identify resources available to assist clients seeking genetic and genomic information or services including the types of services available.
      • NA1-K3:   Basic principles of pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics
        • NA1-2:   Identify potentially significant information from a family history.
        • NA1-3:   Identify clients who might benefit from referral to genetic specialists and/or information resources.
        • NA1-8:   Identify resources available to assist clients seeking genetic and genomic information or services including the types of services available.
      • NA1-K4:   Patterns of disease associated with single gene and multifactorial inheritance
        • NA1-2:   Identify potentially significant information from a family history.
        • NA1-3:   Identify clients who might benefit from referral to genetic specialists and/or information resources.
        • NA1-4:   Facilitate appropriate referral to genetic specialists, accurately documenting and communicating relevant history and clinical data.
        • NA1-8:   Identify resources available to assist clients seeking genetic and genomic information or services including the types of services available.
    • NA-3:   Construct a pedigree from collected family history
      • NA3-K1:   Components of family history needed to identify disease susceptibility or genetic/genomic condition
        • NA3-2:   Identify available family history tools to generate and document a pedigree, e.g. Surgeon General's Family Health Portrait.
    • NA-7:   Assess client's knowledge, perceptions, and responses
      • NA7-K1:   Cultural, social, ethnic and religious perspectives
        • NA7-6:   Identify situations when the nurse's own beliefs and values may have potential to influence the genetic and genomic care given to clients.
      • NA7-K2:   Social and psychological implications of accessing genetic services and information
        • NA7-6:   Identify situations when the nurse's own beliefs and values may have potential to influence the genetic and genomic care given to clients.
      • NA7-K3:   Ethical and legal issues
        • NA7-6:   Identify situations when the nurse's own beliefs and values may have potential to influence the genetic and genomic care given to clients.
      • NA7-K4:   Principles of autonomous decisionmaking in genetic counseling
        • NA7-6:   Identify situations when the nurse's own beliefs and values may have potential to influence the genetic and genomic care given to clients.
      • NA7-K5:   Principles of client genetic/genomic education and counseling
        • NA7-6:   Identify situations when the nurse's own beliefs and values may have potential to influence the genetic and genomic care given to clients.
  • Identification
    • ID-1:   Identify clients who may benefit from genetic and genomic information and services
      • ID1-K1:   Components of family history needed to identify disease susceptibility or genetic/genomic condition
        • ID1-5:   Incorporate into the interprofessional plan of care the need for further genetic/genomic evaluation or other risk management interventions in collaboration with the client.
      • ID1-K2:   Inheritance patterns
        • ID1-5:   Incorporate into the interprofessional plan of care the need for further genetic/genomic evaluation or other risk management interventions in collaboration with the client.
      • ID1-K3:   Indicators of disease susceptibility or a genetic condition
        • ID1-5:   Incorporate into the interprofessional plan of care the need for further genetic/genomic evaluation or other risk management interventions in collaboration with the client.
      • ID1-K4:   Common health conditions with a genetic/genomic component
        • ID1-5:   Incorporate into the interprofessional plan of care the need for further genetic/genomic evaluation or other risk management interventions in collaboration with the client.
      • ID1-K5:   Indicators of need for targeted treatment selection
        • ID1-5:   Incorporate into the interprofessional plan of care the need for further genetic/genomic evaluation or other risk management interventions in collaboration with the client.
    • ID-3:   Identify ethical, ethnic/ancestral, cultural, religious, legal, fiscal and societal issues
      • ID3-K1:   Cultural, ethnic, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives
        • ID3-1:   Demonstrate the ability to assess cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that influence access to and use of genetic/genomic information, technology, and services.
        • ID3-2:   Identify cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that impact access and use of genetic/genomic information, technology and services.
      • ID3-K2:   The components of informed decision-making
        • ID3-1:   Demonstrate the ability to assess cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that influence access to and use of genetic/genomic information, technology, and services.
        • ID3-2:   Identify cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that impact access and use of genetic/genomic information, technology and services.
      • ID3-K3:   Sources of genetic information
        • ID3-1:   Demonstrate the ability to assess cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that influence access to and use of genetic/genomic information, technology, and services.
        • ID3-2:   Identify cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that impact access and use of genetic/genomic information, technology and services.
      • ID3-K4:   Capabilities and limitations of current genetic/genomic technologies
        • ID3-1:   Demonstrate the ability to assess cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that influence access to and use of genetic/genomic information, technology, and services.
        • ID3-2:   Identify cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that impact access and use of genetic/genomic information, technology and services.
      • ID3-K5:   Ethical issues related to genetic/genomic information and technology
        • ID3-1:   Demonstrate the ability to assess cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that influence access to and use of genetic/genomic information, technology, and services.
        • ID3-2:   Identify cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that impact access and use of genetic/genomic information, technology and services.
      • ID3-K6:   Psychosocial issues and impact of genetic/genomic information
        • ID3-1:   Demonstrate the ability to assess cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that influence access to and use of genetic/genomic information, technology, and services.
        • ID3-2:   Identify cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that impact access and use of genetic/genomic information, technology and services.
      • ID3-K7:   Current state, federal, and military policies
        • ID3-1:   Demonstrate the ability to assess cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that influence access to and use of genetic/genomic information, technology, and services.
        • ID3-2:   Identify cultural, language, family values, traditions, health beliefs and religious perspectives that impact access and use of genetic/genomic information, technology and services.