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NEW RESOURCES NOW AVAILABLE:
Essential Genetic and Genomic Competencies for Nurses With Graduate Degrees , co-published by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG), is now available on the American Nurses Association website here. For background information on this document and how it was developed click here.
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There are currently 20 endorsements from nursing and professional organizations. A list can be found on page 18 of the competencies document.
Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care
By ISONG members Terry Beery, PhD, RN, ACNP and M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN published by F. A. Davis and expected to be released in January 2012. Perfect for both stand-alone courses or integrated into courses across the curriculum. http://www.fadavis.com/product/nursing-fundamentals-med-surg-genetics-genomics-health-care-beery-workman
Genetics and Genomics in Oncology Nursing Practice
This latest volume from Kathleen Calzone, Agnes Masny, and Jean Jenkins broadens the topic of genetics from a discussion of risk assessment to encompass such issues as cancer biology, clinical applications of genetic study, and the scope of oncology nursing practice.
Genetics and Ethics in Health
Care: New Questions in the Age
of Genomic Health
By Rita Black Monsen, DSN, MPH, RN, FAAN, Editor -- Available at http://nursingworld.org/books/
Genetics/Genomics Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
As genetics/genomics clinical services enters more areas of nursing practice, this book addresses increasing numbers of RNs at all levels and settings. Available at http://nursingworld.org/books/