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Wednesday, April 22 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancer Genetics: Genetic Counseling, Ethical Issues, and the Nurse’s Role

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Patients who undergo genetic testing also require genetic counseling. What part do you play in the process? Learn more about your role in genetic counseling, including the ethical implications of counseling patients on varying results, talking with individuals who refuse testing, and suggesting further testing for high-risk family members.  

Objectives

  1. Recognize basic ethical principles as they relate to issues of inherited cancer risk assessment and management.
  2. Apply ethical and genetic principles in relation to case studies of inherited cancer risk issues.
  3. Compare examples of incorporating genetics into various oncology nursing practice settings.

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Wednesday April 22, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
314A 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819