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This assessment requires you to complete a Genetic/Genomic Nursing Assessment using the information found in your text on box 9-7 on page 258. You DO NOT need to create a family tree. Rather, write out your assignment in APA format and address the items from the Nursing Assessment box 9-7.
Your paper should include the following information:
Identify three generations of one family (male/female, age, role in the family such as son/daughter, father, mother, grandmother, grandfather). You may use grandparents, parents, and children. Be sure to find a family with children. Brief health history of each family member (for example what health problems has each member encountered in his/her lifetime). Focus on any/all genetic diseases that may be present or those for which family members may be at risk.
Complete a reproduction history for relevant above identified family members
Describe the ethnic backgrounds of family member
Identify any growth and development variations of each member
State to what extent each family member understands the causes of their health problems
Relate what questions family members may have about potential genetic risks
Describe what nursing intervention strategies the family health nurse should relate to your selected family based on the obtained assessment
Analyze family genetic health risks
Due Date: Sunday of Module 2 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) of the US.
Minimum of three (3) total references: one (1) reference from required course materials and two (2) peer-reviewed references. All references must be no older than five years (unless making a specific point using a seminal piece of information)
Peer-reviewed references include references from professional data bases such as PubMed or CINHAL applicable to population and practice area, along with evidence based clinical practice guidelines. Examples of unacceptable references are Wikipedia, UpToDate, Epocrates, Medscape, WebMD, hospital organizations, insurance recommendations, & secondary clinical databases.
Unless otherwise specified, all the written assignment must follow APA 7th edition formatting, citations and references. Download the Microsoft Word APA template. Review this annotated student sample paper guide which draws attention to relevant content and formatting in 7th edition APA style. Make sure you cross-reference the APA 7th edition book as well before submitting the assignment. Refer to the ‘LEARNER SUPPORT’ tab for more information regarding APA 7th edition with comparisons to 6th edition.
Number of Pages/Words
Unless otherwise specified all papers should have a minimum of 600 words (approximately 2.5 pages) excluding the title and reference pages. Textbooks:
Robinson, M., Coehlo, D. P., & Smith, P. S. (2022). Family Health Care Nursing: Theory, Practice, and Research. FA Davis.
Read Chapters 9.
View or download the following:
Chow, A. J., Pugliese, M., Tessier, L. A., Chakraborty, P., Iverson, R., Coyle, D., Kronick, J. B., Wilson, K., Hayeems, R., Al-Hertani, W., Inbar-Feigenberg, M., Jain-Ghai, S., Laberge, A.-M., Little, J., Mitchell, J. J., Prasad, C., Siriwardena, K., Sparkes, R., Speechley, K. N., & Stockler, S. (2022). Family Experiences with Care for Children with Inherited Metabolic Diseases in Canada: A Cross-Sectional Survey. Patient, 15(2), 171–185 Cragun, D., Weidner, A., Tezak, A., Clouse, K., & Pal, T. (2021). Family communication of genetic test results among women with inherited breast cancer genes. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 30(3), 701–709.
Duarte, E. D., Braga, P. P., Link to external site, this link will open in a new window, Guimarães, B. R., da Silva, J. B., Link to external site, this link will open in a new window, Caldeira, S., & Link to external site, this link will open in a new window. (2022). A Qualitative Study of the Spiritual Aspects of Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome. Healthcare, 10(3), 546. Knoppers, B. M., & Kekesi-Lafrance, K. (2020). The Genetic Family as Patient? American Journal of Bioethics, 20(6), 77–80. Kueny, A. M., Ayres, L., & Tripp-Reimer, T. (2021). Old Order Amish Family Management of Children With Genetic Conditions. Journal of Family Nursing, 27(4), 327–338. Zureigat, B., & Seven, M. (2022). Educational Interventions to Improve Nurses’ Competency in Genetics and Genomics: A Scoping Review. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 53(1), 13–20.