Flashcards in genetics Deck (14):
what is genomic care
Ensuring that a person's genetic history on health and disease is considered as a part of assessment for all patients and families.
who are genomic professionals
Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC)
Clinical Laboratory Geneticist MD or PhD
Medical Geneticist (PhD)
Research Geneticist (PhD)
Advanced practice Nurse in Genetics (APNG)
what is the role of the nurse in genetic care
Provide Accurate Information
Ensure Appropriate Referral
Serve as a Patient Advocate
what is ethics
Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
how genetically alike are people
what is gene pool
total of all alleles for genes in a population.
what is evolution
change in genetically inherited frequencies of alleles over ti
what is population genetics
ways allele frequencies change and stay the same in human populations over time.
who is hardy-weinberg equilibrium
Godfrey Hardy-mathematician from England
Wilhelm Weinberg-medical doctor from Germany
what will allege frequencies remain the same
if certain criteria are met
what is the founder effect
a new colony has a less diverse genetic makeup than the original population
what is an assortative mating
purposeful selection of mate based on similar or dissimilar traits
what is a genetic drift
allele frequencies decline because of sampling error.