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Direct-to-Consumer Gene Tests - CE600
Direct-to-Consumer Gene Tests
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CE600 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Joanna Spahis, RN, CNS, APNG
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Objectives:
The purpose of this program is to familiarize nurses, fitness professionals and health educators with the direct-to-consumer genetic testing kits, their benefits and drawbacks and the role of healthcare professionals in helping consumers to make educated decisions about their use. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the types of genetic testing available and the types available through direct-to-consumer genetic test companies
  • Explain the possible benefits and drawbacks to DTC genetic testing
  • Describe three patient education points involving DTC genetic testing that a clinical nurse specialist trained in genetics may provide to patients

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, fitness professionals and health educators.
 
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/10/2015

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