(Answered) NURS 4005 week 2 discussion:Providing Genetic Nursing Care to Patients With Chronic Illnesses

By Day 3

Respond to the following:

  • Identify your subtopic and provide a brief summary of your journal article on how this topic relates to nursing practice.
  • What is the nurse’s role in providing care in relation to your subtopic and the overarching theme of advocacy?
  • What ethical implications should be considered with regard to genetics and genomics for nursing practice? Why?

Support your response with references from the professional nursing literature.


The selected sub-topic is genomics in patient assessment. The article that discusses genomics in patient assessment is “The impact of genomics on health outcomes, quality, and safety” by McCormick and Calzone (2016). The article has it that the rapid changes in research have resulted in various advances in patient assessment and recommends for APRNs to advance their knowledge and ability to integrate genomics in patient assessment in clinical care. Preconception/ prenatal screening, newborn screening, disease susceptibility, stool DNA testing, prognosis screening, and pharmacogenomics are some genomic assessment procedures identified in the article….Please click the icon below to purchase the full solution at $5