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NCG 3

Competence in Genetics core statement 3:

  • Nurses:
    Advocate for the rights of all clients to informed decision making and voluntary action.

  • Midwives:
    Uphold the rights of all clients to informed decision making and voluntary action.

Competence in Genetics core statement 3:

Nurses:

Advocate for the rights of all clients to informed decision making and voluntary action:

based on an awareness of the potential for misuse of human genetic information and understanding the importance of delivering genetic education and counselling fairly, accurately and without coercion or personal bias, recognising that personal values and beliefs of self and client may influence the care and support provided during decision-making.

 

Midwives:

Uphold the rights of all clients to informed decision making and voluntary action

based on an awareness of the history of misuse of human genetic information and understanding of the importance of delivering genetic education and counselling fairly, accurately and without coercion or personal bias, recognising that personal values and beliefs may influence the care and support provided to clients during decision-making.

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