Special issue highlights nurses' role and practical considerations in genomic healthcare
Ensuring that nurses play a central role
in the application of genomics to clinical care is at the core of the 2013 Genomics Special Issue of the Journal of Nursing Scholarship
. The publication, coordinated by National Institutes of Health researchers Jean Jenkins, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, and Kathleen Calzone, Ph.D., RN, APNG, FAAN, explores genomic variation and its clinical implications for common diseases. (more
A new genomic nursing research agenda
The Genomic Nursing State of the Science Initiative Advisory Panel
has recommended a draft genomics nursing research agenda and advised solicitation of public comment on the draft research priorities.
The Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
The 2013-2014 Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
begins on May 3rd with The New Telomere Diseases: Organ Failure and Cancer
by Neal Young, M.D., M.A.C.P., from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The monthly series, begun in December 2011, aims to enhance how we understand the intersection between genomics and medicine. Read more
NHGRI supports proposed incentives for electronic recording of family health histories
Family health history is
still one of the most powerful tools for promoting health. Family health history information is also critical for the appropriate interpretation of genetic and genomic test results. The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have taken a major step towards ensuring that electronic health records will be able to collect and use family history information.
Articles on Genetics and Genomics for Clinicians
Short articles on genetics and genomics for health care professionals.
Last Updated: April 25, 2013