American Association of Colleges of Nursing Webinar Series: Genomics

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

  • Relevancy of Genomics to Nursing Practice and Education, SEPTEMBER 08, 2015;
  • Educating Nurses in Genomics: Overcoming Barriers and Integrating Creative Strategies, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015;
  • Pharmacogenomics, Nursing Practice, and Education, SEPTEMBER 22, 2015;
  • The Promise and Challenge of Genomic Health: Developing the Workforce and Using Genomic Information, OCTOBER 06, 2015.

Type Multimedia
CME Available No
Cost Free

Date of Resource 2015

Genomic Competencies

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

Genetic Counselor

  • Genetics Expertise and Analysis
    • 4:   Identify, assess, facilitate, and integrate genetic testing options in genetic counseling practice.
      • 4a:   Investigate the availability, analytic validity, clinical validity, and clinical utility of screening, diagnostic and predictive genetic/genomic tests.
      • 4b:   Evaluate and assess laboratories and select the most appropriate laboratory and test based on the clinical situation.
      • 4c:   Identify and discuss the potential benefits, risks, limitations and costs of genetic testing.
      • 4d:   Coordinate and facilitate the ordering of appropriate genetic testing for the client.
      • 4e:   Interpret the clinical implications of genetic test reports.
      • 4f:   Recognize and differentiate specific considerations relevant to genetic versus genomic and clinical versus research testing in terms of the informed consent process, results disclosure, institutional review board (IRB) guidelines, and clinical decision-making.
  • Professional Development & Practice
    • 20:   Support client and community interests in accessing, or declining, social and health services and clinical research.
      • 20a:   Display initiative for lifelong learning.
      • 20b:   Recognize one's limitations and capabilities in the context of genetic counseling practice.
      • 20c:   Seek feedback and respond appropriately to performance critique.
      • 20d:   Demonstrate a scholarly approach to genetic counseling, including using available evidence-based principles in the preparation and execution of a genetic counseling encounter.
      • 20e:   Identify appropriate individual and/or group opportunities for ongoing personal supervision and mentorship.
      • 20f:   Accept responsible for one's physical and emo- tional health as it impacts on professional performance.
      • 20g:   Recognize and respect professional boundaries between clients, colleagues, and supervisors.