NUR 378 - Genetics
2 credits ( 2 didactic hours )
- This course provides nurses and nursing students with basic information about genetics and genomics in human health and illness. Students will learn about genetics and genomic nursing competencies and gain practice in applying these to the goal of effective genetics and genomics based nursing practice. Students will learn about basic genetic science, genomic and molecular concepts, common genetic tests, and ethical and social implications of genetic information. Students will demonstrate their abilities regarding genetic history taking and pedigree construction and gain experience in the use of professional resources and publications and client-based resources to support evidence based nursing practice in applied human genetics and genomics.