Counseling About Cancer: Strategies for Genetic Counseling, 3rd Edition

Comprehensive resource to help genetic counselors and other health care providers effectively assist patients and families through the emotional difficulties of managing hereditary cancer.


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Cost $77.95 - Paperback; $62.99 - eBook
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Date of Resource 2011

Genomic Competencies

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

Nurse

  • Professional Responsibilities
    • PR-1:   Recognize one's own attitudes and values
      • PR1-K1:   Values, attitudes and beliefs
        • 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
        • PR1-2:   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-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.
    • 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
        • PR5-1:   Incorporate client's cultural, social, ethnic and religious perspective and literacy level when delivering genetic and genomic care.
        • PR5-2:   Integrate knowledge from psychology, history, politics, sociology and culture when delivering genetic and genomic care.
      • PR5-K2:   Economic and health disparities
        • PR5-1:   Incorporate client's cultural, social, ethnic and religious perspective and literacy level when delivering genetic and genomic care.
        • 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
        • PR6-1:   Ensure privacy when discussing 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-K2:   Ethical, legal and social issues
        • PR6-1:   Ensure privacy when discussing 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-K3:   Impact of genetic and genomic information
        • PR6-1:   Ensure privacy when discussing 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
        • PR6-1:   Ensure privacy when discussing 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.
  • Nursing Assessment
    • NA-7:   Assess client's knowledge, perceptions, and responses
      • NA7-K1:   Cultural, social, ethnic and religious perspectives
        • NA7-12:   Demonstrate assessment of social and psychological responses to genetic/genomic information.
        • NA7-2:   Demonstrate an awareness of the client's background in facilitating communication about genetic and genomic issues.
        • NA7-3:   Demonstrate the ability to use resources to facilitate effective communication and access to genetic services.
        • NA7-4:   Use communication skills to promote and check the client's understanding of genetic and genomic information.
        • NA7-5:   Demonstrate an awareness of client's needs, showing fairness and sensitivity when exploring the rationale for seeking specialist genetic advice/referral.
        • 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.
        • NA7-7:   Identify situations where clients' own beliefs and/or values influence genetic and genomic care choices.
        • NA7-8:   Use communication skills to enable the client to express his or her own wishes, or to pursue a chosen course of action for genetic and genomic services.
        • NA7-9:   Display a non-judgmental attitude at all times.
      • NA7-K2:   Social and psychological implications of accessing genetic services and information
        • NA7-12:   Demonstrate assessment of social and psychological responses to genetic/genomic information.
        • NA7-2:   Demonstrate an awareness of the client's background in facilitating communication about genetic and genomic issues.
        • NA7-3:   Demonstrate the ability to use resources to facilitate effective communication and access to genetic services.
        • NA7-4:   Use communication skills to promote and check the client's understanding of genetic and genomic information.
        • NA7-5:   Demonstrate an awareness of client's needs, showing fairness and sensitivity when exploring the rationale for seeking specialist genetic advice/referral.
        • 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.
        • NA7-7:   Identify situations where clients' own beliefs and/or values influence genetic and genomic care choices.
        • NA7-8:   Use communication skills to enable the client to express his or her own wishes, or to pursue a chosen course of action for genetic and genomic services.
        • NA7-9:   Display a non-judgmental attitude at all times.
      • NA7-K3:   Ethical and legal issues
        • NA7-12:   Demonstrate assessment of social and psychological responses to genetic/genomic information.
        • NA7-2:   Demonstrate an awareness of the client's background in facilitating communication about genetic and genomic issues.
        • NA7-3:   Demonstrate the ability to use resources to facilitate effective communication and access to genetic services.
        • NA7-4:   Use communication skills to promote and check the client's understanding of genetic and genomic information.
        • NA7-5:   Demonstrate an awareness of client's needs, showing fairness and sensitivity when exploring the rationale for seeking specialist genetic advice/referral.
        • 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.
        • NA7-7:   Identify situations where clients' own beliefs and/or values influence genetic and genomic care choices.
        • NA7-8:   Use communication skills to enable the client to express his or her own wishes, or to pursue a chosen course of action for genetic and genomic services.
        • NA7-9:   Display a non-judgmental attitude at all times.
      • NA7-K4:   Principles of autonomous decisionmaking in genetic counseling
        • NA7-12:   Demonstrate assessment of social and psychological responses to genetic/genomic information.
        • NA7-2:   Demonstrate an awareness of the client's background in facilitating communication about genetic and genomic issues.
        • NA7-3:   Demonstrate the ability to use resources to facilitate effective communication and access to genetic services.
        • NA7-4:   Use communication skills to promote and check the client's understanding of genetic and genomic information.
        • NA7-5:   Demonstrate an awareness of client's needs, showing fairness and sensitivity when exploring the rationale for seeking specialist genetic advice/referral.
        • 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.
        • NA7-7:   Identify situations where clients' own beliefs and/or values influence genetic and genomic care choices.
        • NA7-8:   Use communication skills to enable the client to express his or her own wishes, or to pursue a chosen course of action for genetic and genomic services.
        • NA7-9:   Display a non-judgmental attitude at all times.
      • NA7-K5:   Principles of client genetic/genomic education and counseling
        • NA7-12:   Demonstrate assessment of social and psychological responses to genetic/genomic information.
        • NA7-2:   Demonstrate an awareness of the client's background in facilitating communication about genetic and genomic issues.
        • NA7-3:   Demonstrate the ability to use resources to facilitate effective communication and access to genetic services.
        • NA7-4:   Use communication skills to promote and check the client's understanding of genetic and genomic information.
        • NA7-5:   Demonstrate an awareness of client's needs, showing fairness and sensitivity when exploring the rationale for seeking specialist genetic advice/referral.
        • 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.
        • NA7-7:   Identify situations where clients' own beliefs and/or values influence genetic and genomic care choices.
        • NA7-8:   Use communication skills to enable the client to express his or her own wishes, or to pursue a chosen course of action for genetic and genomic services.
        • NA7-9:   Display a non-judgmental attitude at all times.
  • Identification
    • ID-2:   Identify credible, accurate, appropriate, and current genetic and genomic information
      • ID2-K1:   Resources for health care professionals and lay public
        • ID2-2:   Discuss the ways in which nurses can meet the educational, psychosocial and resource needs of clients and families affected by a genetic or genomic condition.
        • ID2-3:   Discuss the ways in which nurses can meet the knowledge, psychosocial and resource needs of clients and families affected by genetic/genomic technology.
      • ID2-K2:   Resources for referral within one's community
        • ID2-2:   Discuss the ways in which nurses can meet the educational, psychosocial and resource needs of clients and families affected by a genetic or genomic condition.
        • ID2-3:   Discuss the ways in which nurses can meet the knowledge, psychosocial and resource needs of clients and families affected by genetic/genomic technology.
      • ID2-K3:   Roles of genetic/genomic health care professionals
        • ID2-2:   Discuss the ways in which nurses can meet the educational, psychosocial and resource needs of clients and families affected by a genetic or genomic condition.
        • ID2-3:   Discuss the ways in which nurses can meet the knowledge, psychosocial and resource needs of clients and families affected by genetic/genomic technology.
      • ID2-K4:   Interprofessional resources
        • ID2-2:   Discuss the ways in which nurses can meet the educational, psychosocial and resource needs of clients and families affected by a genetic or genomic condition.
        • ID2-3:   Discuss the ways in which nurses can meet the knowledge, psychosocial and resource needs of clients and families affected by genetic/genomic technology.
    • 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
        • ID3-3:   Identify psychosocial issues and impact of genetic/genomic information, technology and services on individual and the family.
        • ID3-4:   Use ethical principles when deliberating genetic/genomic issues of decision-making, privacy, confidentiality, informed consent, disclosure, access, and personal impact.
      • ID3-K2:   The components of informed decision-making
        • ID3-3:   Identify psychosocial issues and impact of genetic/genomic information, technology and services on individual and the family.
        • ID3-4:   Use ethical principles when deliberating genetic/genomic issues of decision-making, privacy, confidentiality, informed consent, disclosure, access, and personal impact.
      • ID3-K3:   Sources of genetic information
        • ID3-3:   Identify psychosocial issues and impact of genetic/genomic information, technology and services on individual and the family.
        • ID3-4:   Use ethical principles when deliberating genetic/genomic issues of decision-making, privacy, confidentiality, informed consent, disclosure, access, and personal impact.
      • ID3-K4:   Capabilities and limitations of current genetic/genomic technologies
        • ID3-3:   Identify psychosocial issues and impact of genetic/genomic information, technology and services on individual and the family.
        • ID3-4:   Use ethical principles when deliberating genetic/genomic issues of decision-making, privacy, confidentiality, informed consent, disclosure, access, and personal impact.
      • ID3-K5:   Ethical issues related to genetic/genomic information and technology
        • ID3-3:   Identify psychosocial issues and impact of genetic/genomic information, technology and services on individual and the family.
        • ID3-4:   Use ethical principles when deliberating genetic/genomic issues of decision-making, privacy, confidentiality, informed consent, disclosure, access, and personal impact.
      • ID3-K6:   Psychosocial issues and impact of genetic/genomic information
        • ID3-3:   Identify psychosocial issues and impact of genetic/genomic information, technology and services on individual and the family.
        • ID3-4:   Use ethical principles when deliberating genetic/genomic issues of decision-making, privacy, confidentiality, informed consent, disclosure, access, and personal impact.
      • ID3-K7:   Current state, federal, and military policies
        • ID3-3:   Identify psychosocial issues and impact of genetic/genomic information, technology and services on individual and the family.
        • ID3-4:   Use ethical principles when deliberating genetic/genomic issues of decision-making, privacy, confidentiality, informed consent, disclosure, access, and personal impact.
    • ID-4:   Define issues that undermine the rights of all clients for autonomous, informed decision-making
      • ID4-K1:   Current state, federal, and military policies
        • ID4-3:   Describe legal and social issues related to access and use of genetic information and technology.
      • ID4-K2:   The components of informed decision-making
        • ID4-3:   Describe legal and social issues related to access and use of genetic information and technology.
      • ID4-K3:   Past and potential for misuse of genetic/genomic information and technology
        • ID4-3:   Describe legal and social issues related to access and use of genetic information and technology.
      • ID4-K4:   Guidelines or policies regarding access
        • ID4-3:   Describe legal and social issues related to access and use of genetic information and technology.
  • Provision of education, care and support
    • PECS-1:   Provide clients with interpretation of genetic and genomic information
      • PECS1-K1:   Components of family history
        • PECS1-3:   Discuss the role of genetic, genomic, environmental and psychosocial factors in the manifestation of disease.
      • PECS1-K2:   Inheritance Patterns
        • PECS1-3:   Discuss the role of genetic, genomic, environmental and psychosocial factors in the manifestation of disease.
      • PECS1-K3:   Role of environmental and psychosocial factors
        • PECS1-3:   Discuss the role of genetic, genomic, environmental and psychosocial factors in the manifestation of disease.
      • PECS1-K4:   Informed consent procedures and essential elements
        • PECS1-3:   Discuss the role of genetic, genomic, environmental and psychosocial factors in the manifestation of disease.
    • PECS-2:   Provide clients with genetic and genomic information and resources for informed decision making
      • PECS2-K1:   Resources for healthcare professionals and lay public
        • PECS2-2:   Help clients interpret and understand genetic and genomic information.
      • PECS2-K2:   Referral resources for genetic and genomic services within one's community
        • PECS2-2:   Help clients interpret and understand genetic and genomic information.
      • PECS2-K3:   Roles of genetic/genomic health care professionals
        • PECS2-2:   Help clients interpret and understand genetic and genomic information.
    • PECS-7:   Performs interventions/treatments appropriate to clients' genetic and genomic healthcare needs.
      • PECS7-K1:   Pharmacogenetics, pharmacogenomics
        • PECS7-3:   Teach client about purpose, expected benefits, limitations and potential risks of genetic/genomic based interventions.
      • PECS7-K2:   Gene or gene product targeted therapy
        • PECS7-3:   Teach client about purpose, expected benefits, limitations and potential risks of genetic/genomic based interventions.
      • PECS7-K3:   Protein replacement therapy
        • PECS7-3:   Teach client about purpose, expected benefits, limitations and potential risks of genetic/genomic based interventions.
      • PECS7-K4:   Chaperone therapy
        • PECS7-3:   Teach client about purpose, expected benefits, limitations and potential risks of genetic/genomic based interventions.
    • PECS-8:   Evaluate impact and effectiveness of technology, information, interventions, and treatments
      • PECS8-K1:   Range of psychosocial responses
        • PECS8-1:   Assess client response to genetic/genomic information.
      • PECS8-K2:   Expected outcomes of various genetic/genomic based interventions
        • PECS8-1:   Assess client response to genetic/genomic information.

Genetic Counselor

  • Genetics Expertise and Analysis
    • 1:   Demonstrate and utilize a depth and breadth of understanding and knowledge of genetics and genomics core concepts and principles.
      • 1a:   Demonstrate knowledge of principles of human, medical, and public health genetics and genomics and their related sciences.
    • 2:   Integrate knowledge of psychosocial aspects of conditions with a genetic component to promote client well-being.
      • 2a:   Demonstrate an understanding of psychosocial, ethical, and legal issues related to genetic counseling encounters.