Document will help you deliver competent care in the genomic era.The American Nurses Association American Nurses Association,
n.pr professional organization of registered nurses created to encourage high standards in nursing care, pro-mote nursing as a profession, and lobby Congress for issues of concern to nurses. , the National Human Genome The human genome is the genome of Homo sapiens, which is composed of 24 distinct pairs of chromosomes (22 autosomal + X + Y) with a total of approximately 3 billion DNA base pairs containing an estimated 20,000–25,000 genes. Research Institute (NHGRI NHGRI National Human Genome Research Institute ), the National Cancer Institute, and the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH "Not invented here." See digispeak.
NIH - The United States National Institutes of Health. ) have partnered to host a consensus panel of key experts and representatives of organizations to delineate essential genetic and genomic competencies for all RNs, regardless of academic preparation, practice setting, or specialty. The organizations met in October to establish consensus on a strategic plan that will ensure that the U.S. nursing workforce is prepared to integrate clinical advances in genetics and genomics into health care.
Essential Nursing Competencies and Curricula Guidelines guidelines,
n.pl a set of standards, criteria, or specifications to be used or followed in the performance of certain tasks. for Genetics and Genomics was created by a group of nurse leaders based on the review of earlier peer-reviewed published work reporting practice-based genetic and genomic competencies, guidelines, and recommendations. In January 2005, the competencies were reviewed and revised by nurse representatives to the National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics followed by the solicitation solicitation
In criminal law, the act of asking, inducing, or directing someone to commit a crime. The person soliciting another becomes an accomplice to the crime. The term also refers to the act of obtaining bribes, as well as to the crime of a prostitute who offers sexual of public comment from the nursing community at large before being approved at a September 2005 Consensus Meeting. Essential Nursing Competencies and Curricula Guidelines for Genetics and Genomics has been endorsed by 47 representative nursing organizations.
The document currently is available at www.genome.gov/ Pages/Careers/HealthProfes sionalEducation/geneticscom petency.pdf, or a hard copy may be obtained by request from NHGRI, NIH, Building 31, Room 4B09, Bethesda, MD 20892-2152.