Oct 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalogue 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

NSG 487 - Genetics and Genomics in Healthcare

This course will focus on an introduction to emerging knowledge in human molecular genetics and the related implications for health care across the lifespan through multidisciplinary perspectives. Content focuses on the application of genetics to clinical practice, including screening for genetic predisposition, the impact of genetics on health promotion and disease prevention, and the uses of genetically engineered technology and therapies. Students will be encouraged to critically examine the social, legal, cultural, political, and professional implications of the integration of genetics into health care practices.

Credit Hours: 3

Additional Restrictions/Requirements: Open only to students in the RNBSN program.
Course Repeatability: Course may not be repeated. Maximum Repeatable Hours: 3

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