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Competence in Genetics core statement 8:


Provide ongoing nursing care and support to patients, carers and families with genetic healthcare needs:

being responsive to changing needs through the lifestages,

demonstrating awareness about how an inherited condition, and its implication for family members, might impact on family dynamics,

working in partnership with patients, carers, family members and other agencies in the management of conditions,

recognising the expertise of patients and carers with enduring genetic healthcare needs that develops over time and with experience.

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