Public Health Nursing Study Set 3

Nursing

Quiz 12 :

Genomics in Public Health Nursing

Quiz 12 :

Genomics in Public Health Nursing

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While collecting a medical history, a client reports having a family history positive for Huntington's disease. However, the client states not wanting to have genetic testing performed. Which of the following best describes why the client may refuse genetic testing?
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Which statement regarding mutations is true?
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C

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A nurse is counseling a client who is considering having genetic testing completed to determine carrier status of the gene linked to Huntington's disease. Which of the following would be the first assessment the nurse would take?
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A nurse understands the significant impact that genetic testing can have on an individual and family. This competency is described by which of the following organizations?
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A nurse considers that clients may not want to have genetic testing done because of the impact that it may have on future life decisions. Which of the following best describes how the nurse is incorporating genetics/genomics into practice?
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A nurse is applying genetic and genomic knowledge when completing a client assessment. Which of the following actions is most likely being taken by the nurse?
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What is one of the main goals of the Human Genome Project?
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A nurse learns more about the Human Genome Project to better counsel families about the process of genetic testing. Which of the following terms best describes what the nurse is learning?
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A nurse is counseling a client who is considering purchasing a genetic testing kit from a vendor advertised on the Internet. Which of the following would be the response by the nurse?
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A nurse is assisting a family in compiling a family health history. Which of the following statements would be most appropriate for the nurse to make?
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An increased knowledge about genetics and genomics will influence what change in nursing practice?
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Who is considered the father of genetics?
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A nurse is caring for a client who has been diagnosed with a multifactorial disease. Which of the following best describes the client's diagnosis?
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A nurse is eliciting information about a client's genetic history. Which of the following questions would be most appropriate for the nurse to ask?
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A public health nurse (PHN) is implementing the objectives related to genetics from Healthy People 2020. Which of the following describes the action that is being taken by the nurse?
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A clinic nurse working in the 1970s was employed by a primary care physician. Which of the following describes how the nurse would have applied genetic concepts?
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A nurse is using the Codes of Ethics developed by the International Council of Nurses and the American Nurses Association. Which of the following describes the action being taken by the nurse?
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The blueprint or code that is used to construct other components of cells is referred to by what term:
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What activity is associated with the implementation of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)?
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A public health nurse (PHN) reports being able to demonstrate the minimum competencies set forth by the National Coalition of Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG). Which of the following describes the action that is taken by the nurse?
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