Deliverable 6 – nursing care strategies in genetics and genomics

Competency
Design nursing care strategies which incorporate genetic and genomic risk factors.

Student Success Criteria
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Scenario
You are a new graduate nurse caring for a patient that received a positive result from a genetic or genomic testing technology. Part of your role as a general nurse in genetic and genomic care is to provide accurate information, ensure appropriate patient referral, and serve as a patient advocate.

Instructions
Develop a plan of care that identifies nursing strategies that incorporate genetic and genomic risk factors, three interprofessional resources, and three referral resources for a client that has a positive result from a genetic or genomic testing technology that you explain.

Your plan of care will be presented in a Word document that includes the following sections:

  • Explanation a specific genetic or genomic testing technology
  • Describe what positive results of the testing technology indicates
  • Design a plan of nursing care strategies based on positive results
  • Describe three interprofessional resources in planning care for clients with genetic and genomic needs
  • Determine three resources for facilitation of genetic and genomic referrals
  • Resources
    For additional writing and research support, please visit the following Library and Learning Services resources:
  • APA Guide
  • Nursing Research Page
  • How can I make a Research Appointment with a Rasmussen College Librarian?