Nov 22, 2018  
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 4030 - Genomics for Nursing Practice

3 cr. 3 hr. Offered every semester.

This course provides the basics in the application of the concepts of genetics and genomics in nursing practice. Principles of epigenetics and pharmacogenomics and its implication for nursing practice will be examined. The social, legal, ethical aspects of genetics and genomics testing application and its role in health maintenance and disease prevention will be explored. Students will appreciate the role of the professional nurse in recognizing and examining own beliefs and values, knowledge of genetics referral services and resources, genetic counselling, follow up and evaluation of these services.

Prerequisite(s): NURS 3500 , NURS 3710  

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