Genetics/Genomics Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition

Book that was completely updated (04/2016) by genetics/genomics nurses for genetics/genomics nurses. The first best resource for the RN or APRN genetics/genomics nurse at any level and in any setting. Essential for all involved in this nursing practice specialty now and throughout this decade.

Note to Genetic Counselors: This resource can aid in helping genetic counseling students identify the differences and similarities between the scopes of practice of genetic nurses and genetic counselors.

Type Book
CME Available No
Cost $32.95; ANA Member Price - $27.95

Date of Resource 2016

Genomic Competencies

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

Genetic Counselor

  • Professional Development & Practice
    • 22:   Accept responsibility for one's physical and emotional health as it impacts on professional performance.
      • 22a:   Distinguish the genetic counseling scope of practice in relation to the roles of other health professionals.
      • 22b:   Develop positive relationships with professionals across different disciplines.
      • 22c:   Demonstrate familiarity with the health care system as it relates to genetic counseling practice including relevant privacy regulations, referral and payment systems.
      • 22d:   Demonstrate effective interaction with other professionals within the healthcare infrastructure to promote appropriate and equitable delivery of genetic services.
      • 22e:   Assist non-genetic healthcare providers in utilizing genetic information to improve patient care in a cost-effective manner.
      • 22f:   Promote responsible use of genetic/genomic technologies and information to enhance the health of individuals, communities, and the public.