Gene: Therapy and Genetics Testing
The purpose of this course is to provide information on genes, gene therapy, and research and its potential uses in treating genetic disorders.

Course Publication Date: April 30, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:GTGT041619
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Describe what gene therapy is & the role in preventing disease.
  • Discuss genetic mutations & how they occur.
  • Identify genetic risks.
  • Discuss genetic testing and screening.
  • Describe the pros and cons of genetic testing home kits.
  • Describe how gene mutations affect health and development.
  • Analyze the different ethical issues that surround gene therapy.
  • Review the current status of gene therapy research.
  • List barriers to gene therapy.
  • Discuss new laws designed to protect consumer information related to gene testing.


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