With the increase in knowledge around genetic issues, it is important that all health care providers are prepared to have thorough genetic-based discussions now with their patients. In this assignment, you will synthesize your knowledge into a client case with a real or potential genetic health-related illness.
Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
- This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly nursing research articles related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
- You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
- Use the Surgeon General’s Family History Tool at (http://www.hhs.gov/familyhistory/portrait/index.html) to complete this assignment.
Write a 1,000-1,250 word paper addressing a client case that might benefit from the process of genetic counseling.
Describe the reason for the genetic counseling based on the findings from your completion of the history tool.
Discuss the possible reactions the patient may have to your counseling and how to avoid negative reactions.
Imagine this assignment as if you are giving this counseling to a patient. Discuss the following:
- Selection of treatment
- Monitoring of treatment effectiveness
Make sure that you adds an introduction and conclusion and that each part of this assignment is answered. One way to do that is section off each part of the paper that way the paper is easier to follow and my instructor knows that each part of the paper was answered.