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New Toolkit Helps Nurses Integrate Genomics into Patient Care

Logo for A Method for Introducing a New Competency GenomicsA new website called, A Method for Introducing Competency Genomics (MINC), from the National Human Genome Research Institute, provides an excellent starting point for nurses who want to integrate genomics into their practice. MINC offers resources for providers with varying levels of experience.

From the MINC home page, there are three convenient ways to get started:

  1. Click on For Administrators or For Educators to learn how to use the toolkit to meet needs specific to your area.
  2. Find the answers to basic questions on how to integrate genomics into practice.
  3. Go straight to the resources and browse interventions offered by other nurses tailored to their specific setting.

Also included are video testimonials from health administrators and educators describing how they overcame barriers as they developed the necessary genomics knowledge to offer personalized care to their patients.

~Jill Foust

Posted in the November 2017 Issue