Fetal Develop and Genetics (Part 2)
Consider this statement: “Genetic science has the potential to revolutionize health care with regard to national screening programs, predisposition testing, detection of genetic disorders, and pharmacogenetics.”
a. What implications do you think this might have for nurses?
b. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?
Review the events that occur during the embryonic stage of fetal development
a. Which event do you consider to be the most significant?
b. What makes this event more important than another?
A couple has completed prenatal genetic testing. They arrived at the appointment to learn about the outcome of prenatal genetic testing
a. What role do nurses have in genetic counseling with couples?
b. What referrals can nurses recommend when assisting the couple with decision-making?