About Advanced Clinical Genomics

WHAT DO ADVANCED CLINICAL GENOMICS NURSES DO?

Take detailed family histories, including pedigrees; perform health assessments

Develop plans of care, carry out health care interventions and make appropriate referrals

Provide genetic counseling

Provide health teaching to patients, families, and communities

Receive referrals from other health care providers to care for patients and families who have conditions that are influenced by genetic factors

Provide continuing education to other health professionals

Coordinate health care with patients, families, other health care providers and community resources

Conduct research in nursing and genetics

Write articles for the professinal and lay literature

WHAT DO CLINICAL GENOMICS NURSES DO?

Take family histories, including pedigrees; perform health assesments

Develop plans of care and carry out health care interventions

Provide support counseling and make referrals for genetic evaluation and genetic counseling

Provide health teaching to patients, families, and communities

Coordinate health care with patients, families, other health care providers, and community resources