International Society of Nurses in Genetics

Position Statements

ISONG Biobanking Position Statement

The ISONG Position paper on Biobanking has been approved by the ISONG Board of Directors as a clear and thoughtful statement on an important issue. Thanks to Esma Paljevic, Karen Zanni (co-chairs) and all members of the Ethical Issues and Publc Policy Committee who contributed to this excellent work.
Click here for position statement. (Final Approved February 2014)

Newborn Screening: The Role of the Nurse (PDF)

Informed Decision-Making: The Role of Nursing  (PDF)

Access to Genomic Healthcare: The Role of the Nurse  (PDF)

Privacy and Confidentiality of Genetic Information: The Role of the Nurse  (PDF)

Genetic Counseling for Vulnerable Populations: The Role of the Nurse  (PDF)

ISONG Direct-to-Consumer Marketing of Genetic Tests (PDF)

Provision of Quality Genetic Services and Care: Building a Multidisciplinary, Collaborative Approach among Genetic Nurses and Genetic Counselors  (PDF)