Special Topics in Nursing

Read one of the journal articles below and answer the all the questions in your initial response post. 

Responses to classmates must be to an article other than the one you discussed in your initial response post.

Your initial response post must be supported with the article you chose and one other scholarly source or credible website to support your discussion.  Credible websites include .org and .gov in the URL. Articles that include .com or .edu in the URL are not credible sources. Do not use Wikipedia, Wiki websites, or blogs as they are not credible sources. Provide proper APA format citations and references.

  1. Name of the article
  2. Authors (are they nurses?)
  3. A summary of the patient population (in your own words)
  4. A synopsis of the study results (in your own words)
  5. Why is this study important to nursing practice (in general)?
  6. Why is this study important to YOUR nursing practice or personal life?
  7. Provide any examples of your experiences with genomics in your nursing practice.
  8. Why is this study important to patients, families, and the community?

Articles: Please write the Article # you chose in the subject bar.

#1 Holistic Nursing in the Genetic/Genomic Era

Sharoff, L. (2016). Holistic nursing in the genetic/genomic era. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 34(2), 146-153. doi:10.1177/0898010115587401

#2 Genetics and Genomics of Pathogens: Fighting Infections with Genome-Sequencing Technology

Plavskin, A. (2016). Genetics and genomics of pathogens: Fighting Infections with genome-sequencing technology. MEDSURG Nursing, 25(2), 91-96. Retrieved from https://www.amsn.org/professional-development/periodicals/medsurg-nursing-journal

#3 Genetics in the Clinical Setting: What Nurses Need to Know to Provide the Best Patient Care.

Montgomery, S., Brouwer, W. A., Everett, P. C., Hassen, E., Lowe, T., McGreal, S. B., …Eggert, J. (2017). Genetics in the clinical setting: What nurses need to know to provide best patient care, American Nurse Today, 12(10), 10-16.

#4 Pharmacogenetics and Implications for Nursing Practice

Cheek, D. J., Bashore, L., & Brazeau, D. A. (2015). Pharmacogenetics and implications for nursing practice, Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(6), 496-504. doi:10.111/jnu.12168

#5 An Overview of the Genomics of Metabolic Syndrome

Taylor, J. Y., Kraja, A. T., de las Fuentes, L., Stanfill, A. G., Clark, A., & Cashion, A. (2013). An overview of the genomics of metabolic syndrome. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 45(1), 52-59. doi:10.111/j.1547-5069.2012.01484

#6 Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in the Translation of Genomics into Health Care

Badzek, L., Henaghan, M., Turner, M., & Monsen, R. (2013). Ethical, legal, and social issues in the translation of genomics into health care. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 45(1), 15-24. doi:10.111/jnu.12000

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