Preparing for the future through genetics nursing education.

  title={Preparing for the future through genetics nursing education.},
  author={Jean F. Jenkins and Edmunds Grey Dimond and Sharon Steinberg},
  journal={Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing},
  volume={33 2},
PURPOSE To determine recommendations for curriculum change that are indicated by innovations in genetics. METHODS Both quantitative and qualitative. The sample (n = 356) consisted of nurses identified as experts in genetics (n = 228) and nurses identified as potential users of genetics education (n = 128). Nurses' opinions of core components of a genetics curriculum were elicited via a mailed survey questionnaire. Participants also provided demographic information and completed the Jones… CONTINUE READING

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