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Due dates may change with the pandemic.
Advanced Clinical Genomics Nurses (ACGN)
Document detailed family histories, including pedigrees
Perform genomic focused health assessments
Order genetic testing, develop plans of care, initiate health care interventions and make appropriate referrals
Provide counseling to individuals and families about genetic risk
Provide health teaching to patients, families, and communities
Receive referrals from other health care providers to care for patients and families who have conditions influenced by genomic factors
Provide continuing education to other health professionals
Coordinate health care with patients, families, other health care providers, including community resources
Conduct research in nursing and genomics
Publish articles for the professional and lay literature
Bill insurance companies for reimbursement of patient visits
Clinical Genomics Nurses (CGN)
Document family histories, including pedigrees
Perform genetic focused health assessments
Deliver genomic related plans of care and carry out health care interventions
Provide supportive counseling and make referrals for genetic evaluation and genetic counseling
Provide health teaching with a genomic focus to patients, families, peers and community
Coordinate care with patients, families, and other health care providers, including the community
Portfolio documents are submitted with no exam required to obtain the Clinical Genetic Nursing Credentials
Submit payment through the NPCC website found on the Price List menu item. It will take 5-7 business days for the payment to clear. An email will be generated with an individualized access code for the portfolio platform.
Follow instructions which describe how to upload the required documents to the portfolio platform.
Uploaded document submissions are due for review by one of the two deadline dates, January 15 or July 15, over a 12 month period.
If a submitted portfolio is received after a deadline date, it will be scheduled for review after the next availablesubmission deadline date. (For e.g. if received on January 15 it will be reviewed after July 15). Please plan submission dates carefully to meet the scheduled deadlines and avoid extending the review processing time.