Discipline-Specific Genomic Competencies
Discipline-specific genomic competencies are knowledge and skills that a provider needs in order to perform specific functions in genomic healthcare. Competency-based healthcare education is an outcomes-based approach that uses competencies to organize and structure curricula and continuing education.
- Click on Competency Summary to view a simple, abbreviated format of the competency hierarchy, suitable for printing.
- Click on the Reference link to view the published competencies as a pdf or through a link to an article.
|Competency Summary||Reference and Description|
Practice-Based Competencies for Genetic Counselors
|Medical School Education||
2022 Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics (APHMG) consensus-based update of the core competencies for undergraduate medical education in genetics and genomics
Essentials of Genetic & Genomic Nursing: Competencies, Curricula Guidelines, & Outcome Indicators
|Nurses: Graduate||Essential Genetic and Genomic Competencies for Nurses with Graduate Degrees
This document provides the essential genetic and genomic competencies for nurses prepared at the graduate level. These competencies apply to any graduate level nurse including but not limited to advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), clinical nurse leaders, nurse educators, nurse administrators, and nurse scientists. The APRN role has a different legal scope of practice so some competencies have been identified as unique to APRNs. These competencies assume that nurses with graduate degrees have already achieved core competencies provided in the Essentials of Genetic & Genomic Nursing: Competencies, Curricula Guidelines, & Outcome Indicators 2nd Edition © 2009
Pharmacists Leading the Way to Precision Medicine: Updates to the Core Pharmacist Competencies in Genomics
Framework for Development of Physician Competencies in Genomic Medicine
Physician Assistant Genomic Competencies
Last updated: April 13, 2023