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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 265 - Human Genetics and Genomics for Nursing Practice

Genomic applications have become increasingly more relevant to the delivery of healthcare across all health settings. This course introduces students to genetic/genomics information in various applications within healthcare. Students are provided an overview of genomic concepts that relate to caring for persons, families, communities, and/or populations throughout the lifespan. Students will acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to meet selected core competencies outlined in the Essentials of Genetic and Genomic Nursing: Competencies, Curricula Guidelines and Outcome Indicators, 2nd edition. Special emphasis will be given to current events that utilize clinical guidelines and follow evidence-based practice.

Prerequisites: C or higher in BIO 100

Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Credits: 1