Advances in genetics have revolutionized modern medical approaches to diagnosis, management, and treatment of disease. Understanding the role genetics plays in human health is essential for healthcare providers. First half focuses on understanding the basic principles of human genetics. Second half considers topics related to clinical practice such as diagnosis of genetic conditions, newborn screen, gene therapy, and ethical principles of genetic healthcare. Falls. Prerequisite(s): Nursing majors only.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.