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NRSG 807 Genetics In Primary Care
Credit hours: 2 per Semester
Cluster: Advanced Nursing Practice,


Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: DNP


Course Open to:

Institution:University of Kansas

Pre-requisites: Admission to the Graduate Nursing Program or Consent of Instructor.

Course Description: This course is designed to give the primary care nurse practitioner and other graduate nursing students a foundation in medical genetics. The basics of genetics, common genetic disorders and genetic testing are discussed. The application of this knowledge to counsel individuals at risk for genetic disorders is emphasized through the use of case studies. Ethical, legal and clinical practice issues and perspectives of primary care counseling in genetics are addressed.


Method of Instruction: Online - some synchronous activities involved

Delivery Platform: Blackboard

Campus visits required: None

Course Contact: Katharine Garrity



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: Open to master's students.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: 1001
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 3
Credits: 2 / Semester
Start Date: 06-04-19
End Date: 07-26-19


Section: 1001
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 3
Credits: 2 / Semester
Start Date: 06-08-21
End Date: 07-30-21

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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