Genetics in Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing Practice Online CNE/CME Course
Carolyn R. Vitek, Ed.D., M.S. and Timothy B. Curry, M.D., Ph.D.
This introductory module to the concepts of genetics in obstetrics and neonatal nursing and provides you with the knowledge needed to Identify the benefits, drawbacks, and limitations of genetic testing in an obstetrics and neonatal setting.
This course is part of the Advancing Care Through Genomics: Essentials for Nursing Practice Online CNE/CME Courses and was developed under an NHGRI Nursing Education Grant.
These courses are designed for any registered nurse interested in increasing use of genomics in patient care. It may also be of interest to advanced practice nurses, licensed practical nurses, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, students, and other members of the health care team.
Upon conclusion of this module, participants should be able to:
- Identify genetic conditions relevant to obstetrics and neonatal practice
- Identify factors that may place potential parents at greater risk of having a child with a genetic condition
- Outline nursing considerations related to the genetics of obstetrics and neonatal practice
- Identify the benefits, drawbacks, and limitations of genetic testing in an obstetrics and neonatal setting
- Distinguish between the different types of screening and diagnostic testing
- Outline nursing considerations related to the genetics of obstetrics and newborn populations
Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.
Carolyn R. Vitek, Ed.D., M.S.
Timothy B. Curry, M.D., Ph.D.
Kara Mangold, DNP, RN, NPD-BC, CCTN, CNE
Corinne Berg, MSN, RN, PHN
Richard Weinshilboum, M.D.
Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D.
Karen M. Meagher, Ph.D.
Christopher B. Grilli, Pharm.D., R.Ph., M.B.A.
Matthew J. Ferber, Ph.D.
Sharon C. Zehe, J.D.
Ann M. Moyer, M.D., Ph.D.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 1.25 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.
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- 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.25 ANCC
- 1.25 Attendance